Miguel Gutierrez lives in Brooklyn and makes performances, music and poetry. He is a 2016 Doris Duke Artist. His most recent work, a queer trilogy called Age & Beauty, was presented whole or in part at Centre National de Danse and Centre Pompidou in Paris, Kampnagel in Hamburg, Philly Live Arts, New York Live Arts, Live Arts Bard, AMERICAN REALNESS and the 2014 Whitney Biennial. He is the recipient of a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2010 United States Artist Award, a 2010 Foundation for Contemporary Art Award, a Lambent Fellowship from the Tides Foundation, and two fellowships from New York Foundation for the Arts. He has created music for several of his works, for choreographer Antonio Ramos, and in collaboration with Colin Self for Jen Rosenblit and Simone Aughterlony’s Everything Fits In The Room. Last fall, with Ishmael Houston-Jones, he co-directed a reconstruction/re-imagining of the work of choreographer John Bernd. His book WHEN YOU RISE UP is available from 53rd State Press. He invented DEEP AEROBICS, and he is a Feldenkrais Method® practitioner. He is the program director of Gibney Dance Center’s LANDING, a new pedagogical initiative.