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In Process @ The Watermill Center

May 26, 2022 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

Explore the work of our latest Artists-in-Residence as their open up their studios for the public!

In Process @ The Watermill Center is our ongoing series of studio visits that invite the community to gain insight into the creative process of our international Artists-in-Residence, cultivating an understanding of how artists from across the globe develop new work.

All attendees must be fully vaccinated, and present proof of vaccination during check-in. For a full list of COVID Safety Regulations, please click here.

About The Artists

Nile Harris is a performer and a director of live works of art. His work has been presented at the Palais de Tokyo, Under the Radar Festival (Public Theater), The Watermill Center, Volksbühne Berlin, Prelude Festival, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, Otion Front Studio, and Movement Research at Judson Church. His work has been supported by Pepatián, Foundation for Contemporary Art, Abrons Arts Center, YoungArts, and Brooklyn Arts Exchange. He has worked extensively as a performer originating roles in works by various artists including Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Bill Shannon, Robert Wilson, Nia Witherspoon, Lilleth Glimcher, Malcolm Betts X, and Miles Greenberg in venues including New York Live Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Tanz im August, The Walker Art Center, EMPAC, Danspace Project, Superblue, Stanford Live, Dublin Theatre Festival, and MESS Festival. Nile Harris is a recipient of the 2022 Baroness Nina von Maltzahn Fellowship for the Performing Arts at The Watermill Center.

Helen Betya Rubinstein is a writer, writing coach, and college professor at work on four book-length projects. She is interested in subverting conventions of narrative, staging divergent voices in conversation, and using the personal as a prism for the social/political. Her work has appeared in publications including Gulf Coast, Literary Hub, and Jewish Currents.

Adam Lenz is a composer and multidisciplinary artist based in Connecticut. His work has been presented at internationally recognized venues in over a dozen countries including ZKM, Teatrul Național Craiova, Cankarjev Dom, Platonov Arts Festival, The Watermill Center, Abrons Arts Center, Berliner Festspiele, Print Screen Festival, Mengi Gallery, Boston University Art Galleries, NYCEMF, and SEAMUS. As a collaborator, Adam has partnered on performance works with Robert Wilson, Dr. GoraParasit, Baboo Liao, Robert Black, and Zach Rowden. Presently, Adam is the Public Engagement and Programs Manager at the Wadsworth Atheneum.

Miki Orihara is best known for her work as a principal dancer in the Martha Graham Dance Company, which she joined in 1987. With the company, she performed as a principle in works by Twyla Tharp, Robert Wilson, Martha Clarke, Anne Bogard, and Martha Graham. In addition to performing the Graham repertory, she has worked closely with the renowned Japanese-American dancer, choreographer, and director Yuriko. Miki is a recipient of the prestigious Bessie Award and is also active as a teacher on the faculties at the Martha Graham School and The Hartt School.

Additional Information

All attendees must be fully vaccinated, and present proof of vaccination during check-in. Those unable to show proof of vaccination will be turned away. For the foreseeable future, unvaccinated children are unable to attend. Masks are required indoors.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow for the check-in process.

The Watermill Center is committed to providing accessible programs and services for all patrons and artists with disabilities. For further information about any accessibility issues or needs, please email us at info@watermillcenter.org.

image: “Fill It With Air Call It Self Care” by Nile Harris, photo copyright Tij Doyen


May 26, 2022
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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