GES Project Space - New Choreography - Alexa West: Daytona 500
GES Project Space, Curated by Caroline Mills and Miles Pflanz
ALEXA WEST - DAYTONA FIVE HUNDRED
Daytona Five Hundred is a dance featuring Sofia Dixon, Robert Dietz, two Bruer Cand Chairs and myself.
Through memorized pacing we model a central role of speed and acceleration - social motion.
The race will most likley begin before you arrive but don't let that stop you, there will be concessions" - A. W.
Alexa West (b. 1991 Houston Texas) is a recent graduate of the Cooper Union School of Art. West focused her academic pursuits to sculptural performance or performative sculpture. Prior to her undergraduate studies, Alexa trained at the Martha Graham School in New York City. She has showed work at Glasshouse Lab, OTION FRONT and Cooper Union in New York and The Silos in Houston, Texas. Alexa loves basil, cantilevers, Youtube, her friends, the statue of liberty, software, hardware, touch, and a well-placed joke. - Movement Research
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