CV/Resume

KIORI KAWAI 

performer/choreographer/interactive installation artist

Selected artistic experience

Interactive installation – Purring Tiger Inc.

2017 “MICRO” Wave Festival – Light+Water+Sound, CO, USA

2017 “Na” Art gallery, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

2017 “MIZARU” Megaron Athens Concert Hall, Greece

2016 “MICRO” Tokushima LED Art Festival, Japan

2016 “MICRO” Maritime museum, Kingston NY, USA

2016 “Popup! Street Installation” The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, AZ, USA

2016 “MIZARU” Mesa Arts Center, AZ, USA

2016 “MICRO – double helix -” Canal Convergence, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

2015 “MICRO” Cameron Arts Museum, Wilmington, NC, USA

2015 “MICRO” Pause Festival, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

2015 “MIZARU” Pulse Festival, Telfair Art Museums, Savannah, GA, USA

2015 ” MIZARU” Columbia University, Macy Art Gallery, NY, USA

2014 “MICRO” Burning Man, NV, USA

2014 “MIZARU” Brooklyn Museum, NY, USA

2013 “MIZARU” Burning Man, NV, USA

Co-Artistic Director/Choreographer/Performer – Purring Tiger Inc.

2017 Dance performance with “MICRO”, Wave Festival, Breckenridge, CO, USA

2017 Dance performance with “Na”, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

2017 Solo performance “MIZARU”, Megaron Athens Concert Hall, Greece

2016 “Performance Lab. “Maritime museum, Kingston NY, USA

2016 Solo performance “Popup! Street Installation” The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, AZ, USA

2016 Duet performance “MIZARU” Mesa Arts Center, AZ, USA

2015 Duet performance “MIZARU” Columbia University, Macy Art Gallery, NY, USA

2015 Deakin University, Pause Festival, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

2015 Savannah Arts Academy, Pulse Festival, Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA, USA

2014 Elaine Summers Sky Time – Moon Rainbows, Solar 1, NY, USA

2014 Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY, USA

2013 Future of Storytelling Conference, NY, USA

2013 Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NY, USA

2013 Yuki Hasegawa, Elements, Salvatore Capezio Theater, NY, USA

2012 Go Brooklyn Art, NY, USA

2012 Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NY

2012 Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, NY, USA

2011 Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA, USA

Choreographer/Performer – Skymusic Inc. “Girl of Diamond Mountain”

2016 “Transformation Festival” Copenhagen, Denmark/NYC, USA

2013 – 2015 “Girl of Diamond Mountain” – Carman Moore & Lotte Arnsbjerg

West Park Presbyterian Church; NY/Scottish RiteTheater,Austin,Texas/Black Repertory Theater; Berkeley, CA/Manoa Music And Art; Honolulu, Hawaii/The Berlin Soup, Copenhagen, Denmark/Metronomen, Frederiksberg, Denmark/Dof Paarup Aftenskole, Odense, Denmark/KULTURGYNGEN, Aarhus, Denmark/ The New School University, NY, USA

Choreographer New York University Abu Dhabi

2017 “Aeneid” Theatre program, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

Performer/Dancer

2017 “The way of the rain” Culture Summit Abu Dhabi, UAE

2014 “Flowing Rock/Still Waters” Elaine Summers Dance and Film, Lincoln Center, NY, USA

2011 “Sun+Moon+Stars” Pauline Oliveros & Elaine Summers Dance and Film, Museum of Contemporary Art, Portugal

2009 “Making Rainbow” Elaine Summers Dance and Film, Anthology Film Archives, NY, USA

2008 – 2014 Azule Dance Theatre, NY, USA

2007 – 2008 H.T. Chen & Dancers, NY, USA

2007 ”Hidden Forest” Elaine Summers Dance and Film, Lincoln Center, NY, USA

Grants/Awards

2017 BreckCreate, commission, CO, USA

2017 Megaron Athens Concert Hall/US embassy, commission, Greece

2016 Tokushima LED Art Festival, Japan

2016 Art Mid Hudson, project grant, USA

2016 Mesa Art Center, commission, USA

2016 Scottsdale Public Art, commission, USA

2015 Federation Square creative program, commission, AUS

2014 Burning Man Honorarium Art Installation grant, USA

2013 Puffin Foundation grant, dance, USA

2013 Burning Man Honorarium Art Installation grant, USA

Workshops/Teaching

2017 Performance with Technology Workshop – BreckCreate, Alpine Dance Academy, CO, USA

2017 Performance with Technology Workshop – New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

2017 Sensors body and motion Workshop – New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

2017 Contact Improvisation Workshop – New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

2017 Contact Improvisation Workshop – Tinkuy, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017 Contact Improvisation Workshop – Wrong Movement Studio, Athens, Greece

2017 Contact Improvisation Workshop – New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

2015 – 2017 “Touch” Workshop – Transformation Festival, USA – Denmark tour

2015 Performance Workshop – Deakin University/Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

2015 Performance Workshop – Savannah Arts Academy/Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA, USA

2015 Contact Improvisation Workshop – Dancing Water, TX, USA

2014 Improvisation/Contact improvisation Workshop – Azule Dance Theater, NY, USA

Residencies

2017 Catwalk Institute, Catskill, NY, USA

2017 BreckCreate – Robert Whyte House, Breckenridge, CO, USA

2016 Barn at St.Josen, Accord, NY, USA

2015 Dancing Water, TX, USA

2015 Big Bang The, Melbourne, Australia

2014 The Generator, Reno, NV, USA

2012 – 2013 BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NY, USA

2011 – 2012 BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NY, USA

Education

2007 Scholarship Program of Kinetic Awareness, The Kinetic Awareness Center, NY, USA

2002 – 2005 International Dance program, Dance Space Center, NY, USA

2000 B.A., Performing Arts, Osaka University of Arts, Japan