work in progess; residency

installation, dance

Public Showing: June 8 & 9

RAMP 2016: Lauren Slone

RAMP Residency Dates: May 30 – June 12
Public Showings: June 8 & 9 @ 7PM
at miLES, 103 Allen St. in Manhattan

Lauren Slone will use RAMP to investigate the fraught legacy of Catholic female saints and mystics to create new public rituals of physical empowerment. 
 

 

Lauren Slone is an artist who places the body/motion at the center of image-creation. She holds an M.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography from Florida State University, where she was a Ballet Lecturer, MANCC Arts Administration Fellow, and conducted choreographic research in Spain, Paris, and Israel. Since 2012 Wassaic Art Festival, Church of Saint Paul the Apostle (NYC), Movement Research at the Judson Church, Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center (2015 Work Up Artist), and The Palladium Theater have presented her work. Recently, she was awarded a Lillian E. Smith Center residency, collaborated with Kordal clothing line, and co-produced BEACON, a new performance series for St. Petersburg, FL.

 

miLES is a civic startup, comprised of designers, architects, event producers, social entrepreneurs and real estate professionals committed to activating urban neighborhoods as canvases for pop-up entrepreneurship. We provide entrepreneurs, creatives, brands, and neighbors with accessible space, talent, and tools to realize their visions within physical spaces. Inspired by and started in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, miLES enables the connection between people and spaces across neighborhoods of different cities, near and far. Together we transform underused storefronts to create new ways to work, shop, play and collaborate.
 
Since starting operations in April 2013, we have enabled 100+ pop-ups ranging ranging in length from 1 day to 6 months. The function and style of the popups have been as diverse as the people creating them. Past pop-ups include: a Teen art salon, the Museum of Beautiful People, Polpo Gelato Shop, Design Taco, Skillshare Classes, the Strangers Project, a brand showcase for Reebok, a non-profit photography exhibit, a Small Business Merchant Workshop, a sewing workshop, a short film festival, a Thai Supper Club, a Brunch Club, a chocolate & cookies shop, sample sales, an all-ages makerspace, a holiday gift shop, the Jack Kirby Museum, an indies electronics shop, a multi-storefronts neighborhood activation, and more.
 
We are all about prototyping, experimenting, and utilizing spaces as a way to collaborate and test new ideas. We’re on a mission to cultivate a culture of doing as well as to enable individuals, small businesses, and private and public entities alike to diversify the use of commercial real estate in our neighborhoods and cities, one storefront at a time. We use short-term uses as a means for long-term action. We believe cities are made vibrant through active participation and we work to enable people to make their marks and realize their visions within the physical spaces that make up urban neighborhoods.

 

 

Lauren Slone is commissioned by Performance Space 122 as part of a RAMP 2016 residency with support from the Jerome Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional support provided by Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Harkness Foundation for Dance and Jerome Robbins Foundation. RAMP 2016 residency support provided by miLES.


 
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