Speechless about this one by German-born Iranian actress Leyla Margareta aka @vagabond_fox 🖐🏽 Open call for ANYONE / ANYWHERE III: BODIES officially closes tomorrow!
This is the final opportunity to be a part of a November 4th exhibition at @the_living_gallery_bk in Brooklyn, NY.
The theme is BODIES. Naked bodies, dead bodies, bodies of water, body language, anti-bodies, celestial bodies… This is open to interpretation. No faces or easily identified places. Email 4”x6” hi-res JPEGs to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANYONE / ANYWHERE is a traveling pop-up exhibition series that aims to forge a global community based on shared human experience.
Meet the team of Celestial Bodies #msf2018 !
Johanna Merceron is a French dance artist, trained in contemporary dance at the Regional Conservatoire of Lyon (France) followed by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London.
During her training she performed in works by emerging as well as established artists (such as Mathilde Monnier, Carolyn Carlson, Shobana Jeyasingh, Struan Leslie and Mathias Sperling among others) and furthered her work experience through placements with Destino Dance Company in Ethiopia where she taught and undertook research into community dance as a vehicle for social change, as well as with the Ballets C de la B in Belgium.
She has taken part in a range of research and performance works as well as choreographic residencies (such as Lake Studios in Berlin and SE.S.TA in Prague) and performed in various venues across the UK and Europe. She has been part of BitterSuite Company since 2015, working on cross-modal sensory performances alongside a number of composers and creative practitioners, and has more recently joined IJAD Dance Company and our research on the subject of gravity.
She has performed for projects involving various mediums such as film, costume and visual arts, many of which being site specific and interactive which has become a current theme of her work practice. She is very enthusiastic about making dance accessible to all and currently facilitates workshops for vulnerable and marginalised groups of people in various institutions accross London.