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Jenn Joy, Performance Artist

Jenn Joy co-founded collective address with Kelly Kivland as a choreographic research space in Brooklyn (www.collectiveaddress.org). Her book, The Choreographic, was published by MIT Press in October 2014. She is a Contributing Editor in Performance for BOMB magazine and edited Planes of Composition: Dance, Theory and the Global with André Lepecki (Seagull Press, 2009); other writing has been published in DANSE: An Anthology (Les Presses du Réel, 2014), DANCE (Whitechapel/MIT Press, 2012), BOMB, BOMBLOG, Movement Research Performance Journal, Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Dance Theatre Journal, Women and Performance, and Contemporary. She was scholar-in-residence at Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church in NYC where she co-edited the catalogs Diary of an Image and JUDSONOW and curated Conversations without Walls with Judy Hussie-Taylor a series of conversations around issues in contemporary choreography. She received both a B.A. in art history from Tufts Univesity and a B.F.A. from School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 1997 and her PhD in Performance Studies from New York University in 2003. Ms. Joy teaches in the sculpture department at Rhode Island School of Design and was appointed critic in sculpture at Yale in 2015.

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