Participant Profile

Janessa Clark

United States
Brooklyn
New York
Dance

Janessa Clark is a multimedia artist whose practice blends choreography, dance, film, and video art. Born in Germany during the Cold War and educated in US and England, she has returned to her home in Brooklyn, NY after six years of working in Stockholm. Clark’s practice explores the encounter between spectator and performer, centering around themes of privacy, memory, identity, archiving, and co-authorship. She is the recipient of numerous grants and residencies and has toured her work internationally for the past 15 years.

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