Dean Moss

Dean Moss, photo by Tim Trumble

Dean Moss is an interdisciplinary choreographer and video artist who makes work investigating perception and the fluidity of self. He is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Choreography; the Doris Duke Impact Award in Theatre; a Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Artists Grant; plus fellowships in Choreography and Multidisciplinary Works from the New York Foundation for the Arts. His performance projects have been commissioned by the New York Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, among others. He was awarded a “Bessie” for his work Spooky action at a distance.

Moss was the Curator of Dance and Performance at The Kitchen from 1999-2004 and a Curatorial Advisor until 2009. He has lectured internationally including Tokyo University of the Arts, Kookmin University in Seoul, and for three years at Harvard University in the department of Visual and Environmental Studies. He currently teaches dance composition at Princeton University, Sarah Lawrence College and The New School. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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