past Guest Curator events

Directly engage the artists as they reveal their creative process.

Curated by current or former Artists In Residence this series brings the kind of diversity of thought, research, interest, and aesthetics we look forward to and celebrate. Preview works-in-progress and give your impressions in a moderated post-performance discussion.

2016/17 PERFORMANCE AND DISCUSSION SERIES

SUBMERGE 2016: will you? | Curated by Naimonu James | more info

The Blood Was On Their Shoulders | Co-curated by Ni’Ja Whitson (BAX AIR 2015-2017) and Jaamil Olawale Kosoko with Tara Aisha Willis | more info

Shadow Play | Curated by Marissa Perel (2015/17 BAX Artist In Residence) | more info

THE STRUGGLE IN US | Curated and produced by BAX staff/faculty Sara Roer and Diane Tomasi | more info

with fists, with hands: 2017 Dancing While Black Fellowship Showcase | Curated by Paloma McGregor | more info

Needing It Workshop| Curated by Dan Fishback |more info

2015/16 PERFORMANCE AND DISCUSSION SERIES

SUBMERGE | IT IS OUR DUTY TO SPIT: A TQPOC TAKE-OVER curated by J Mase III | more info

Throughline 2016 presented by BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange’s TALL (Teen Artists, Learners and Leaders) Council | more info

UPSTART FESTIVAL curated by Marya Warshaw & Jillian Peña | more info

DANCING WHILE BLACK: JUMPIN FENCES curated by Paloma McGregor | more info

NEEDING IT: SOLO PERFORMANCE IN QUEER COMMUNITY facilitated by Dan Fishback | more info

2014/15 PERFORMANCE AND DISCUSSION SERIES

MEMORY FOAM curated by ERIN MARKEY | more info

CANADIANS ARE MEAN curated by MELANIE JONES | more info

SUBMERGE curated by  Maria Bauman, Zavé Martohardjono, and Zachary Frater

UPSTART FESTIVAL curated by Marya Warshaw & Jillian Peña | more info

PRISM curated by KATY PYLE | more info

THROUGHLINES presented by BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange’s TALL (Teen Artists, Learners and Leaders) Council

2013/14 PERFORMANCE AND DISCUSSION SERIES

GREAT ROMANCE (A staged reading of) written by Jess Barbagallo | more info

FOLK PLAY PROJECT curated by Maya Parra, Joie Golomb & Scott Adkins | more info

MEMORY WITHOLDINGS curated by Love|Fortè, A Collective | more info

UPSTART FESTIVAL curated by Marya Warshaw & Jillian Peña | more info

NEWS CYCLE curated by Max Steele | more info

NEEDING IT ALL (New Solo Works) | more info

2012/13 PERFORMANCE AND DISCUSSION SERIES

FROM OBAMA TO OCCUPY: Works of Outrage from 2008 – 2012  curated by Jesse Phillips-Fein | more info

UNTOLD curated by Mariangela Lopez | more info

THE NOSTALGIA OF VIGOROUS DANCING curated by Jillian Peña | more info

2011/12 PERFORMANCE & DISCUSSION SERIES

ACTIVE VIEWING HOUR curated by Levi Gonzalezmore info

DO IT LIKE CHUCK CLOSE curated by Victoria Libertore | more info

MUNDANE FANTASY curated by Faye Driscoll |more info

LANTERN TEST curated by Catharine Dill | more info

UPSTART FESTIVAL curated by Shannon Hummel & Marya Warshaw | more info

2010/11 | BAX 20th Birthday Season

For BAX’s 20th Birthday Season, alumni, faculty, current and former resident artists provided a striking curatorial dynamism. They pulled from their experiences and interests at and beyond BAX. As a group they represented BAX’s past, present and future.

UPSTART FESTIVAL curated by Shannon Hummel & Marya Warshaw | more info

BELIEVING PERFORMANCE/PERFORMING BELIEF curated by luciana achugar & Jennie MaryTai Liu
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WILD BEASTS SPEAK AND MOVE curated by Victoria Libertore | more info

CROSSING THE CULTURAL DIVIDE curated by Judith Sloan | more info

regarding essential bodies curated by Dean Moss | more info

PROMETHEUS EXPOSED curated by Fernando Manecamore info