Biba Bell

Biba Bell (b. 1976, Sebastopol, CA.) is a choreographer, dancer, and writer based in Detroit and NYC. She makes work as a member of the collaborative trio MGM Grand (Modern Garage Movement) with Jmy Leary and Piage Martin. Currently a PhD candidate in the department of Performance Studies at NYU, she is writing her dissertation titled “Dancing There: (un)Specifying Site and Performing Space” while teaching a course on contemporary experimental choreography. As a performer she has worked with artists including Mel Wong, Walter Dundervill, Joshua Zimmermann, David Hurwith, Jmy Leary, Davide Balula, Gabriel Rivera, Nancy Garcia, Jandek, Hope Mohr, Xavier Cha, Mika Rottenberg, Valeska Soares, Enrico Labayen and Kathleen Hermesdorf. Bell has performed at MOMA PS1, Pace Wildenstein, Callicoon Fine Arts, Greene Naftali, MOCAD Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Esalen Institute, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Rosas Theatre, Creative Time Pavilion at Miami Art Basel, Adobe Books, Henry Miller Library and The Kitchen amongst others.

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