Shortlist & Jury 2019

Shortlist 2019

Cuqui Jerez is a Spanish choreographer and performer who lives and works in Madrid and Berlin. Read more ▸

An amalgam of intuitive improvisation, choreography, and performance art, Dana Michel’s artistic practice is rooted in exploring the multiplicity of identity. Read more ▸

Keijaun Thomas’s work in performance, multimedia installation, and poetry explores the labor of black femmes in situations ranging from housework and hairdressing to athletic training and exotic dancing. Read more ▸

Founded by Artistic Director, Darren O’Donnell in 1993, Mammalian is a research-art atelier dedicated to investigating the social sphere, always on the lookout for contradictions to whip into aesthetically scintillating experiences. Read more ▸

Shortlist & Jury 2019

Jury 2019

The chair of the 2019 jury, Saara Turunen is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning author, playwright and director. Much of her work examines the themes of art, identity and social norms. Read more ▸

Daniel Brine is Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Norfolk & Norwich Festival Trust. Read more ▸

Thomas F. DeFrantz is Professor of Dance at Duke University and specializes in African diaspora aesthetics, dance historiography, and the intersections of dance and technology. Read more ▸