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Cori Olinghouse

Cori Olinghouse is an artist, archivist, and curator. She is currently developing an improvisational portraiture practice, Clown Therapy that explores the shape-shifting nature of identity and personhood. She was the recipient of The Award, conceived by Dean Moss (2015), a participant in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Extended Life Dance Development program made possible in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2016-2017), and a panelist in the Museum of Modern Art’s “Storytelling in the Archives” forum (2015). Her work has been produced by New York Live Arts, Danspace Project, BRIC Arts Media, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Roulette, and Movement Research. She has performed in the works of Trisha Brown and Bill Irwin. As part of her graduate research at the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) at Wesleyan University, Olinghouse is working on a series of hybrid projects that bring together her research in archives, curation and performance.