Marýa Wethers

Marýa Wethers, Director of International Initiatives at Movement Research, Independent Creative Producer & Curator, Dancer. Performance: Bessie Award for Outstanding Performance with Skeleton Architecture, 2017. Current projects: Skeleton Architecture, iele paloumpis. Previous: jill sigman/thinkdance, Deborah Hay, Jack Gray’s I Moving Lab and Indigenous Dance Forum, luciana achugar at NYLA and Fusebox, visual artist Senga Nengudi through Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art at Studio Museum Harlem; Curated by Jawole Zollar and Bebe Miller for Parallels Platform at Danspace Project; a collaboration with Daria Faïn; Faye Driscoll; Yanira Castro.

Curation: conceived and created the three-week performance series “Gathering Place: Black Queer Land(ing)” at Gibney and curated for Queer NY International Arts Festival (2016 & 2015) and Out of Space @ BRIC Studio series for Danspace Project (2003-2007).

Writing: Configurations in Motion: Curating and Communities of Color publication, organized by Thomas DeFrantz at Duke University (2016 & 2015); UnCHARTed Legacies: women of color in post-modern dance in the 25th Anniversary Movement Research Performance Journal #27/28 (2004).

Mount Holyoke College: BA in Dance, minor in African-American Studies, 1997.

Past Classes & Events

GPS Chats: Jan Rozman (Slovenia) and Tanya Tchizhikova (Russia) with Nevenka Koprivsek (Slovenia)

January 09, 2020

GPS Chats: Aleksandra Bożek-Muszyńska (Poland) and Elisaveta Penkova (Sweden)

December 03, 2019

GPS Chats: Yassmine Benchrifa (Morocco), Sahar Damoni (Palestine), Mohamed Lamqayssi (Morocco)

October 23, 2019

GPS Chats: International Interdisciplinary Artists Consortium

August 27, 2019

GPS Chats: Eva Kronberga and Jānis Putniņš in conversation with Inta Balode (Latvia)

January 08, 2019

Diversity and Accountability: A conversation with the MR Artists of Color Council

November 02, 2016