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PERFORMANCE | AWARD CELEBRATION
THURSDAY, APR 02 2015, 07:30 PM
Melanie Maar, a Viennese choreographer and dancer working in New York City for many years, was awarded the prestigious 2015 Grants to Artists from The Foundation for Contemporary Art. Join us to celebrate this great honor with a toast and a special performance by the artist and her collaborators hosted by the Austrian Cultural Forum. www.melaniemaar.com
Melanie Maar is currently working on her next piece with Kenta Nagai, continuing explorations with Masters of Ceremony performance collective, performing with Anthony Braxton's Pine Top Ariel Music project and teaching through Movement Research.
In 2013, Maar co-curated the Moving Sounds Festival for the Austrian Cultural Forum NY and also co-curated the 2010 Movement Research Festival HARDCORPS. She was a 2006/2007 Movement Research Artist in Residence and is currently on the MR Artist Advisory Council.