Body Envelope Collaborators

Katya Crawford in "Body Envelope, 1.2" by Nina Waisman
Photo: Nina Waisman
Flora Wiegmann
Mariah Maloney
Natalie Metzger
Felipe Zuniga
Jinku Kim
Nina Waisman

Mariah Maloney is Artistic Director of Mariah Maloney Dance. From 1995 to 2002 she was a member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company. She has created solo and group performances using improvisation and sensing body accessing movement scores. Maloney has presented her work in the United States, South America, Canada, Europe and Asia. Recent international engagements include Theatre Academie Helsinki (Helsinki Finland); Danza Teatro, (Santiago, Chile); and DanceHouse Dance Ireland (Dublin, Ireland). Maloney earned a Bachelor or Fine Arts from Purchase College and a Masters of Fine Art from Hollins/ADF.

Natalie Metzger is an award-winning choreographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her work has been recognized across the US and internationally with such honors as the HARC Foundation’s 2011 Emerging Choreographer Award, the American Dance Festival’s Certificate of Distinction, the Park City Film Music Festival’s bronze medal, the Sudler Award in the Arts, the Pioneer Award, and official selections from more than twenty festivals in North America and Europe. Metzger holds a Master of Fine Arts in Dance and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Theater from Emory University.

Flora Wiegmann is a Los Angeles-based dancer and choreographer. Usurping the tactics of visual artists, she attempts to broaden the platform for dance by making works on film, site-specific dances, endurance pieces, and by collaborating with artists such as Fritz Haeg, Drew Heitzler, Silke Otto-Knapp, Alix Lambert, Margo Victor, and Andrea Zittel. Creating both live and filmed performance works, her recent projects have been presented nationally and internationally at such venues as ICA, (Philadelphia, US); Whitney Museum of American Art, (New York, US); California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art (Newport Beach, US);Los Angeles County Museum (Los Angeles, US); Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (Los Angeles, US); The Kitchen (New York, US); Highways Performance Space (Santa Monica, US); Art2102 (Los Angeles, US); Art Basel (Basel, Switzerland); and Cneai (Chatou, France).