Patricia Hoffbauer, a Brazilian-born New York-based dance artist, has been making performance work since the late 1980s. Her piece “Para-Dice” was presented by Danspace Project in 2010 & 2013. She was a 2015 Gibney Dance Center DIP artist and her “Dances for Intimate Spaces and Friendly People” premiered in September of 2015 on four of the Center’s studios simultaneously with 14 performers. She has taught at Hunter College and Princeton University’s Lewis Art Center, among other schools, and is now fulltime assistant professor at NYU’s Tisch School of the Art’s Open Arts Program. This year she is a Movement Research Artist in Residency. Her writings have appeared at The New Museum book “New Visions,” edited by Ella Shohat and Coco Fusco; “writings on Dance,” Movement Research Performance Journal, and PAJ. She isa contributing writer to the upcoming “Bodies as Archive” book by the Pew foundation. Hoffbauer curated an evening of the “Judson at 50 Platform” at Danspace Project. She is a founding member of Yvonne Rainer’s “Raindears” and has been part of the creation of six original full-evening pieces by Yvonne Rainer. Hoffbauer’s new project “Getting Away with Murder” had its first iteration at Gibney Dance Center this past May, was shown at Weisacres and will be presented by La MaMa on in June 2017.
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