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Date: March 24, 2024
Time: 18:00
Location: at the bar of PONEC, Dance venue
Event Type: session and discussion
Organised By: Live Performance Bazaar

In collaboration with the Vize tance organization we are very pleased to introduce a very special guest. Based in New York City, Movement Research is one of the world’s leading laboratories for the investigation of dance and movement-based forms. In this session for dance maker and performance professionals, the director of its GPS / Global Practice Sharing project Marýa Wethers will share about this platform for the international exchange of ideas, processes and reflective practices surrounding dance and movement based forms between the U.S. and independent performing arts communities internationally. Its current focuses are on exchange with East and Central Europe and also the Middle East and North Africa.


Running time: 45 min

Language: English


Marýa Wethers (she/her) has lived and worked in Lenapehoking (NYC) since 1997. She is the Director of the GPS/Global Practice Sharing program at Movement Research and also works as an Independent Creative Producer & Curator. As a dancer, Marýa received a 2017 NY Dance & Performance (“Bessie”) Award for Outstanding Performance with the Skeleton Architecture collective. As a curator, she conceived and created the three-week performance series “Gathering Place: Black Queer Land(ing)” at Gibney Dance and curated for Mount Tremper Arts Watershed Lab Residency (2019 & 2018), Queer NY International Arts Festival (2016 & 2015), and Out of Space @ BRIC Studio series for Danspace Project (2003-2007). Her writings have been published in Configurations in Motion: Performance Curation and Communities of Color (2016 & 2015) organized by Thomas F. DeFrantz at Duke University and the Movement Research Performance Journal 25th Anniversary Issue #27/28 (Spring 2005). She graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a BA in Dance, minor in African-American Studies, 1997.


Supported by:

Marýa Wethers will appear in Prague thanks to MOVEMENT RESEARCH supported by the Trust for Mutual Understanding and the Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund.

The SHARING COURAGEOUS PRACTICES project is implemented with the financial participation of the EU through the National Recovery Plan and the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.

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