Jennifer Monson, Extended Life 2019

Jennifer Monson is a New York City based artist born in Menlo Park, California. Her artistic practice provides the means to unearth and inquire into choreographic and embodied ways of knowing and re-imagining our relationship to the environments and spaces humans/all beings inhabit.
Recent works include:
bend the even (Chocolate Factory) February 2018, in tow (Danspace Project, 2016);

Live Dancing Archive Vol. I &II (The Kitchen, 2013; New York Live Arts, 2014);

A Field Guide to iLANDING:scores for researching urban ecology, a collection of performance scores culled from a decade of collaborative, environmental research, through 53rd State Press, (September 2017)
She is also a recipient of:
Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography Residency, MANCC, Tallahassee, FL, 2015
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York, NY, 2015
Doris Duke Impact Award, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, New York City, 2014
Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York City, 2004
Creative Capital Award, Creative Capital, New York City, 2000
Grant to Artists Award, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York City, 2000

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Mauriah Kraker and Jennifer Monson, Photo by Ryutaro Ishikane