Will Rawls

February 22, 2017 7PM

Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

Will Rawls is a writer, choreographer and performer. Rawls creates solo and group works that unravel and reconfigure around the idea of self and becoming. By placing the body into resonant encounters with other media, Rawls cultivates the ambiguous and experiential nature of choreographic work. Rawls recent work has focused on authorship, memory, race and subjectivity as intersecting monuments in need of constant undoing. He is recipient of the Casinos Austria 2016 Prix Jardin d’Europe for his work The Planet-Eaters: Seconds. He is also recipient of a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency 2017, a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant 2015 and was a Mellon Foundation Creative Campus Fellow at Wesleyan University 2015-2016.

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