Studio Series Artist Profile: Laurie Berg

Laurie Berg is a Brooklyn-based artist who works in multiple forms including dance, performance, collage, jewelry, and video. She is a 2010 Movement Research Artist-In-Residence. Laurie maintains collaborations with several dance and visual artists including Bessie McDonough-Thayer, Siri Peterson, Liliana Dirks-Goodman, and the women of Bitch Creek. Her various projects have appeared at Pieter PASD in Los Angeles, Roulette Intermedium, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Food For Thought, Danspace Project as part of PLATFORM: 2011 Body Madness – Rhythm and Humor, BRINK at Dixon Place, FACADE/FASAD, 303 Gallery, ICMC at Stony Brook University, the TANK, draftwork, AUNTS, and CATCH 35 among others. Most recently she has performed in the work of Heather Kravas, Megan Byrne, Sasha Welsh, Laura Diffenderfer, Christine Elmo and appeared in Tom Murrin’s The Talking Show, at PS122, directed by Lucy Sexton. She currently co-produces AUNTS with Liliana Dirks-Goodman, and the Salon Show at Ulla’s House with Sasha Welsh. Her jewelry can be seen around the necks of many NYC artists.



Laurie Berg. Movement Research @ the Judson Church (2011)

Berg’s workings of The Afterlife is a collaboration with performers Bessie McDonough-Thayer, Jodi Bender, Gillian Walsh and other special guests. The Afterlife contains material located in the following limerick: the constant rotation of people and objects/the double entendre, shifting gazes of subjects/a dance with death/ a mess made of cloth/and a ritual on the face of the moon___.


Studio Series: Laurie Berg
Mar 15 & 16 at 6pm
In-Process Talks moderated by Larissa Velez-Jackson.
Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.