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remi harris

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Remi Harris is a Barbados-born and Brooklyn-bred multidisciplinary dance artist, performance curator, and arts administrator exploring the intersectionality between dance, new media, and black female representation. Her work manifests in forms of movement improvisation, choreography, site-specific work, movement for video, activations, XR, and art programming. Her projects have been featured at Abrons Art Center, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, Danspace Project, Teatro La Tea, Triskelion Arts, The Mark O'Donnell Theater, The Brick Theater, Thalian Hall, Spark Dance Film Festival, Triskelion Dance Film Festival, and the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington North Carolina among others.  

She has danced with Racoco/Rx, Sydnie L. Mosley, Christal Brown/INSPIRIT, Katie

Workum, and Keigwin + Company, among others. Recent highlights include The Gauntlet, an immersive, site-specific choral and movement piece co-produced by National Sawdust and created by composer Sxip Shirey and choreographer Coco Karol; the Let Go, an immersive performance and installation by Nick Cave at Park Avenue Armory; and Sitting on a Man’s Head, a practice and an installation by Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born at Danspace Project in March of 2020. Along with mover Mark Schmidt, she has been making dances collaboratively since 2018 under the performance collective, JoyFlux.

In addition to her movement-based work, she is currently the Associate Artistic Director of HERE Arts Center and the Programs Specialist for DanceForce's NY State Choreographers Initiative. She has also held positions as the Education Coordinator at Ballet Hispanico and the Co-Director of Brooklyn Studios for Dance. She advocates for dance equity as a member of several art collectives and committees. She also curates and supports artists as a creative consultant. She is a Hofstra University alum who graduated with a BA in Dance and was on scholarship.

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