Noémie Solomon

Noémie Solomon works as a writer, teacher, performer, dramaturge, and curator in the field of contemporary choreography. Before joining the TAPS department at Brown University, she was an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Arts at McGill University, Montréal, where she researched dance in Québec after 1948 around questions of movement, minority, and belonging. She holds a PhD in Performance Studies from New York University and a MA in Dance Studies from the Université Paris VIII. She edited DANSE: an anthology (Les Presses du reel, 2014) and her writing and translations have been published in different journals and anthologies, such as Dance Research JournalTDRMovement ResearchPlanes of Composition, and Perform Repeat Record. She worked as a choreographer and performer on the redoing of Allan Kaprow’s 18 Happenings in 6 parts, directed by André Lepecki (Haus der Kunst, 2006; PERFORMA 2007) which was awarded best performance in 2007 by the Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art. She collaborated on a series of dramaturgical and curatorial initiatives in the dance field internationally, including: Dance on Time with Gurur Ertem (iDANS, Istanbul, 2009); Self-Methodologies with Sandra Noeth (Tanzquartier, Vienna, 2011); the Photomusée de la danse with Tim Etchells (Festival d’Avignon, 2011); Solos and Solitudes with Jenn Joy (Danspace Project, NYC, 2012-13); Dancing is talking / Talking is dancing with Jenny Schlenzka (MoMA PS1, NYC, 2014).