* UK Premiere commissioned in partnership with The Store X, supported by Mid Atlantic Art Fund
Thursday 24 May 2018, 7pm
Artist Talk: Maria Hassabi with Tate Curator Catherine Wood
The Store X, 180 The Strand, London WC2R 1EA, UK
Monday 28 May 2018, 2pm-4pm
STAGING: A Movement Workshop with Maria Hassabi
Siobhan Davies Dance, 85 St George’s Rd, London SE1 6ER, UK
Maria Hassabi (b. Cyprus) is a New York based artist and choreographer. Her performances and installations are presented worldwide in theaters, museums, galleries, and public spaces including K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Düsseldorf); documeta14 (Kassel); Walker Art Center (Minneapolis); Museum of Modern Art (New York); Hammer Museum (Los Angeles); Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam); The 55th Venice Biennale (Venice); Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels); ArtSonje (Seoul); Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (Melbourne); steirischer herbst (Graz); Performa (New York); The Kitchen (New York); Performance Space 122 (New York), Crossing The Line Festival (New York), amongst others. Hassabi has received a 2016 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award for her work PLASTIC (2015-16) as an Outstanding Production; the 2015 Herb Alpert Award; the 2012 President’s Award for Performing Arts from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship; and a 2009 Grants to Artists Award from Foundation for Contemporary Arts. She holds a BFA from California Institute of the Arts.
This engagement is supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Howard Gilman Foundation.