Judy Hussie-Taylor – Danspace Project

Judy Hussie-Taylor

Journal Issue 5: Introduction

the skeleton architecture, or the future of our worlds, curated by Eva Yaa Asantewaa, October 22, 2016. Photo: Ian Douglas.

by Judy Hussie-Taylor Danspace Project Executive Director & Chief Curator   While designing Danspace Project’s Platform series in 2008, I knew I wanted to work with artists as curators to formally frame relationships between artists of different generations. That’s where, I… Read more

More Weirdness, More Joy: Performance Curation and Pedagogy at Danspace Project and the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (excerpt)

Ralph Lemon performing as part of An All Day Event. The End., a 12-hour performance conceived by Lemon and held at the closing of PLATFORM 2012: Parallels. Photo: Ian Douglas

The following excerpt is from a chapter by Judy Hussie-Taylor, Danspace Project Executive Director and Chief Curator, to be included in a forthcoming anthology Curating Live Arts: Global Perspectives, Envisioning Theory and Practice in Performance (working title) edited by Dena Davida, Jane Gabriels, Véronique… Read more

Curatorial Twists and Turns

Conversation Without Walls: Bearing Witness, held as part of the two-day After Fukushima: A 24-hour Event during Platform 2016: A Body in Places. Photo: Ian Douglas.

Welcome to Issue #3 of the Danspace Project Journal. This issue highlights Danspace Project’s partnership with Wesleyan University’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP), a two-year program offering an MA. We are grateful to the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s… Read more

A Theatre Without Spectators

a theatre without spectators

“We therefore need a different theatre, a theatre without spectators: not a theatre played out in front of empty seats, but a theatre where the passive optical relationship implied by the very term is subjected to a different relationship –… Read more

Judy Hussie-Taylor: Curating as a verb

Danspace Executive Director Judy Hussie Taylor, Philip Bither (Walker Art Center), and Thomas Lax (Museum of Modern Art) at the ICCP Symposium Curating Performance: In Dreams Begin Responsibilities on July 25. Here Hussie-Taylor discusses the ethos and inspiration behind Danspace’s Platform Series. Thanks to Steven… Read more