Jil Guyon

Jil Guyon, still from video by Valerie Barnes

Jil Guyon’s interdisciplinary performances have been staged in theaters and festivals throughout Austria, Germany, Japan and the U.S., as well as at various site-specific locations, from New York City’s landmark nightclub Webster Hall to a monastery crypt. Her collaborative work includes appearances alongside Kiki Smith and Alvin Curran in Joan Jonas’s Variations on a Scene at “The Wave Hill Dancescape” in Riverdale, NY, and as a guest artist in Noemie Lafrance’s Agora II at the McCarren Park pool in Brooklyn. She is also a regular performer with the satirical butoh group “Celeste Hastings and The Butoh Rockettes.“ Her directorial work has been televised on ORF/Austria and is part of the collection of the Kulturearchiv in Vienna. She is a recipient of the Magistrat der Stadt Wien Stipendium (Austria), an Artward Bound Residency at the White Oak Plantation funded by the Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Ida C. Haskell Travel Fellowship. Jil Guyon holds an MFA in painting and art history from Hunter College where she studied with Rosalind Krauss and Robert Morris.

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