remi harris

dance artist, educator, curator, art programmer

 

About Remi Harris

Remi Harris is a Barbados born and Brooklyn bred multidisciplinary movement artist and educator who's work explores the intersectionality between dance, new media and black female representation.

She is a company member of Dance Cat-alyst and Racoco Productions, has worked with Sydnie L. Mosley Dances, Banana Peel Dance, Amy Marshall, Keigwin + Company, artists Olek, and Hitomi Nozawa, fashion designer Catherine Malandrino, and The Penniless Loafers to name a few. 

 

Under her venture, dbr projects, her work manifests in forms of movement improvisation, choreography, site specific work, movement for video, installations, performance art, and art programming. Her projects have been featured at Abrons Art Center, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, Danspace Project, Teatro La Tea, Triskelion Arts, The Mark O'Donnell Theater, The Brick Theater, Thalian Hall, and as a commissioned artist for Women in Motion and several site specific areas in NYC. Her video and virtual reality work have been presented as part of the Spark Dance Film Festival, Triskelion Dance Film Festival, and the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington N.C. Past curatorial work include the Adaptable Apple series (a multidisciplinary series blending live performance, visual art installations, a gallery hang, and community centered workshops in collaboration with visual artist Michelle Golden) and "fix yo' face" as part of Danspace Project's Food For Thought series. Most recently she co-curated the 2019 Dance NYC Symposium along with Stephanie Acosta and the Dance NYC Staff and Symposium committee and was a featured guest on the podcast State of the Arts NYC with Savona Bailey-McClain.

She was previously the Education Coordinator of Ballet Hispanico, the School Administrator for Brooklyn Ballet, a Leadership Trainer for The Leadership Program and the Co-Director of Brooklyn Studios for Dance. She currently teaches young movers at BARD High School Early College and Cobble Hill Ballet and as a guest artist in the US and abroad. She advocates for equity of voice for dancers of color as a member of several art collectives such as the Artists of Color Council under Movement Research, within her teaching practice, and as a creative consultant. 

She is a Hofstra University alum graduating with a BA in Dance where she was on scholarship.

 

Stage and Video Work (most recent)

to be: free (2018)

PINK: Version 1 (2018)

meditation/working title (2017)

Drawing Circles (2017)

Eurydice and...  (2015)

bag lady (2014)

i saw his body and forgot my own (2015)

i saw his body and forgot my own (2015)

 

Remi Harris CV

 

Contact

Join our mailing list

Or email us at

remi@remitharris.com

Listen Now!

Remi Harris and Stephanie Acosta as guests of the podcast State of the Arts NYC with Savona Bailey-McClain