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  • Profile:

    Maya Ciarrocchi is a New York City based interdisciplinary artist working in installation, video, performance and social practice. In these projects she uses storytelling and embodied mapmaking to uncover histories which have been hidden or lost. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and she has received residencies from the Baryshnikov Arts Center, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, MacDowell Colony, Millay Colony and UCross. Ciarrocchi was a 2017 Bronx Museum of the Arts Artist in the Marketplace and received a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant and a Film/Video Grant from the Jerome Foundation as well as grants from the MAP Fund and the Franklin Furnace Fund. In addition to her individual practice, Ciarrocchi is a TONY, Bessie and Jeff Award winning projection designer for dance and theater. Recently she participated in the 2019 Moving Towards Justice Cohort at Gibney and the Laboratory for Jewish Culture and is the recipient of the inaugural New York Artists Equity b[x] Fellowship. Ciarrocchi earned an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and a BFA from SUNY Purchase.

     

     

    Degrees Held:

    Master of Fine Art in Comupter Art - The School of Visual Arts

    Bachelor of Fine Art in Dance - Purchase College

     

    Performances And Appearances:

    2020 Site: Yizkor, performance, collaboration with Andrew Conklin, The Bronx Museum of the Arts Block Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)   2020 Solo Exhibition, Artists Equity Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)   2019 Site: Yizkor, performance, collaboration with Andrew Conklin, The Center for New Music, San Francisco, CA

     

    2018  Site: Yizkor, Performance, Reimagine Festival, The Theater at the 14th St Y, New York, NY

    2018 Solo Exhibition, Site - Maya Ciarrocchi, Kinescope Gallery, New York, NY 

    2017 A Remedy for a Constitutional Crisis, A Performed Reading of the US Constitution, durational performance, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

    2017 Group Exhibition, AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx NY

    2016 Gender/Power Composition IV, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

    2015  Gender/Power Composition III, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

    2015  Gender/Power Composition II, The Agnes Varis Performance Lab at Gibney Dance, NY, NY

    2015  SELECT 2015: Washington Project for the Art's 34th Annual Exhibition, Artisphere, Arlington, VA 

    2013  (e)merge Art Fair, Artist Platform, Washington DC

    2013  Frei, Governors Island Art Fair, Governors Island, NY

    2013  Overburden, Quiet Disruptions, Videos by Amanda Belantara, Maya Ciarrocchi, Angela Ferraiolo, and Charmaine Ortiz. Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

    2013  Archipelago, Works by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space Artists-in-Residence on Governors   Island. Westbeth Gallery, NY, NY

    Research Interests:

    Video Art/Installation, Performance, Social Practice, Identity Politics, Environmental Studies

     

    Awards And Honors:

    2019 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH 
    2019 Equity b [x] Residency Fellow Program, New York, NY  
    2018 Moving Toward Justice Fellowship, Gibney Dance
    2018 LABA Fellowship, Laboratory for Jewish Culture
    2018 Millay Colony Artist in Residence, Austerlitz, NY
    2018 TONY Award, The Band's Visit 
    2017 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant  
    2016 The MAP Fund  
    2015 Franklin Furnace Fund 
    2015 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Process Space  
    2015 Baryshnikov Arts Center Residency Program 
    2013 Puffin Foundation, project grant 
    2012 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Swing Space  
    2012 Jerome Foundation, New York Film and Video Grant  

    Current Courses:

    Arts Digital Toolkit

    Arts Digital Toolkit (Spring 2019)

    Projected Environments

    Projected Environments (Spring 2019)

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