apexart :: Public Program :: Coding the Body

In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body organized by Leah Buechley.


Saturday, March 29: 4 pm
apexart, 291 Church St, NYC

Created and Performed by Mariangela Lopez (Caracas/NYC)
Musician: Jordi Borras

Mariangela will present an interactive improvisational performance utilizing Laban Movement Analysis' Motif Symbols as an entry point.

MARIANGELA LOPEZ is a Brooklyn based choreographer and performer from Caracas, Venezuela, whose work is known for enabling the participation of performers from various disciplines and backgrounds.  Since 2001, she has presented in Venezuela, Mexico, France, Boston and at multiple venues in NYC, such as Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Williamsburg Art Nexus, Dixon Place, Danspace Project, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Dance New Amsterdam, P.S 122, Dance Theater Workshop, and Tisch School of the Arts. In  2007, Outmigration, a dinner-performance piece she created in collaboration with Mogollon and Monkeytown was selected by The New York Times for the “Urban Eye, The Best of New York Today-Weekend.“ In 2009, as a Movement Research Artist in Residency, she created Accidental #5, premiered at Dance New Amsterdam and performed at the Danspace Project Platform “Body Madness”, curated by Judy Hussie-Taylor.  Mariangela also collaborated with songwriter Karen On and designer-rocker KK Barrett for the “psyco-opera” Stop the Virgens, premiered at Saint Ann’s Warehouse in 2011 and performed at The Sydney Opera House, as part of the Vivid Festival. As a Brooklyn Arts Exchange Artist In Residency 2011-13, she created Salón and El Regreso. Mariangela holds a BFA from the Boston Conservatory and is a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) from the Laban Institute.

Please join us.
All events are free and open to the public.

apexart's exhibitions and and public programs are supported in part by the Affirmation Arts Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.

291 Church Street, NYC, 10013
t. 212 431 5270

Directions: A, C, E, N, R, Q, J, Z, 6 to Canal or 1 to Franklin.