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Nov
3
to Jun 30

Video Art Miden with Kinitiras in Greece

Same As Sister (S.A.S.)’s cinematic re-envisioning of Odd Jewels: Beauty Under Mask, will have an encore screening this November through June 2019, as part of Video Art Miden’s Non Stop Project Video Performance & Video Dance event at Kinitiras in Athens, Greece. For more info visit: festivalmiden.gr/en/non-stop-project-video-performance-video-dance-kinitiras-athens

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Jan
1
to Feb 29

Women in Motion's 2019-2020 Commissioned Artists

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are thrilled to announce that they have been commissioned by Women in Motion, along with choreographers, Katy Pyle and Rebecca Stenn, to create and present a new work during WiM’s 2019-2020 Season. S.A.S. will be developing a trio with their long-time collaborator, Kristina Hay. The commissioning opportunity includes a works-in-progress showing, First Look in early Spring 2019, followed by a fully-produced performance season, as part of The Bang Group’s Soaking Wet Series at the Flea Theater in February 2020. For more info visit: announcing-2019-2020-commissioned-artists

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Apr
5
to Apr 25

Video Art Miden with MOMus in Greece

Same As Sister (S.A.S.)’s dance short, Odd Jewels: Beauty Under Mask, will be screened during the month-long exhibition, Videolands, a collaboration between Video Art Miden and MOMus - State Museum of Contemporary Art, at the Experimental Center for the Arts in Thessaloniki, Greece. For more info visit: festivalmiden.gr/en/videolands-exhibition

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Apr
28
to May 11

Video Art Miden at IBRIDA Festival in Italy

Same As Sister (S.A.S.)’s dance short, Odd Jewels: Beauty Under Mask, will be screened through the video dance selection, vDance: poses, movements and short narratives, curated by Margarita Stavraki, at Marmo – Libreria D’arte Contemporanea, as part of Ibrida Intermedia Arts Festival in Forli, Italy. For more info visit: festivalmiden.gr/en/video-dance-by-video-art-miden-ibrida-festival

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Mar
23
to Mar 24

2019 EstroGenius Festival - Women in Motion's Artists + Artists Series

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are incredibly excited to have the opportunity to guest curate choreographer, mersiha messiha | CIRCUITDEBRIS and her newest project, SEVDAH Body, for Women in Motion’s Artists + Artists Series, as part of the 2019 EstroGenius Festival. The two-day shared program will also feature work by Amanda Krische, and Em Papineau + Sofia Engelman, curated by fellow WiM’s 2019-20 commissionees, Rebecca Stenn and Katy Pyle. There will be a special post-show conversation between the curators and their invited artists after Sunday’s performances. For more info visit: horsetrade.info/event

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Mar
18
12:00 AM00:00

Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships' Finalists

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are honored to announce that they were selected as Finalists for the Jerome Foundation’s Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships in Dance. Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Fellows: Marjani Forté-Saunders, Jasmine Hearn, Raja Feather Kelly, Pedro Pablo Lander, Dustin Maxwell, Leslie Parker, Ashwini Ramaswamy, Deneane Richburg, Darrius Strong and Andre Zachary, as well as the other mentioned Finalists: Hadar Ahuvia, Ephrat Asherie, Fana Fraser, Catherine Galasso and Abigail Levine. For more info visit: jeromefdn.org/jerome-hill-artist-fellowships-announced

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Mar
13
7:00 PM19:00

Women in Motion's First Look Showing

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) will be sharing a First Look into their new work as Women in Motion’s commissioned artists, during an informal showing with fellow choreographers, Katy Pyle and Rebecca Stenn. The showing will be followed by a moderated discussion to the provide the artists with audience feedback, as they embark on a year-long journey towards their February 2020 premieres. For more info visit: facebook.com/events/253694395561968

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Jul
5
to Jul 7

Video Art Miden in Greece

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are pleased to announce that their cinematic re-envisioning of Odd Jewels: Beauty Under Mask, a collaboration with cinematographer, Aitor Mendilibar, will be screening at the 14th Edition of Video Art Miden: From Zero to Infinity! in Kalamata, Greece this July. The short film will be presented as part of Program 5: vDance: poses, movements and short narratives, curated by Art Director, Margarita Stavraki, at the Archaeological Museum of Messenia. For more info visit: festivalmiden.gr/en

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Jun
3
5:00 PM17:00

AUNTS @ La MaMa Moves!

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) invite you to join them at the closing event for the 13th Season of the La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival, AUNTS @ La MaMa Moves! featuring Awilda Rodriguez Lora, Christen Clifford, Eli Tamondong / Ube Halaya, Gabrielle Revlock, Ita Segev + Jay Bouey, jetski, Los(t) Ninjas, Stevie May, stormy budwig + No Dancing Dance Projects and TUNNEL VISION, followed by a dance party with DJ YATTA. S.A.S. will share excerpts of Odd Jewels: Beauty Under, with performers, Leigh Atwell, Kristina Hay and Magda Kaczmarska, and music by Visnja Krzic. For more info visit: lamama.org/aunts

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Mar
15
to Mar 17

Danspace Project Platform 2018 - A Shared Evening

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) will premiere The Exciting Event..., a commission for Danspace Project's Dancing Platform Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance (Platform 2018), curated by Judy Hussie-Taylor and Reggie Wilson, during A Shared Evening with Keely Garfield Dance and Ni'Ja Whitson. The work is a collaboration with performers Kristina Hay and Rahmus Rifical, musician/sound designer Lamy Istrefi Jr. and dramaturge Susan Mar Landau. For more info visit: danspaceproject.org/calendar/garfieldsaswhitson

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Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

Danspace Project Platform 2018 - Opening Event

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) invite you to join them in the historic Great Hall at The Cooper Union for the public opening of Danspace Project's month-long (February 28-March 24) Dancing Platform Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance (Platform 2018), curated by Judy Hussie-Taylor and Reggie Wilson. The Opening Event also celebrates the release of the 12th Platform catalogue, which features S.A.S.'s original artwork inspired by their commissioned performance, The Exciting Event.... For more info visit: danspaceproject.org/calendar/platform-2018-opening-event

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Jul
2
6:00 PM18:00

Sunday Service at Knockdown Center

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are very excited to be curating the next Sunday Service, Knockdown Center’s free monthly performance series, titled Pairings in Horror: The Visceral + The Visual Impact. The evening will feature live and digital performances by Lamy Istrefi Jr. with Leo Genovese + Mersiha Mesihovic/CIRCUITDEBRIS, and Stacy Grossfield Dance Projects + Gil Sperling, plus a special reading by Rie Yamaguchi-Borden. Each team will respond to a secret text within the horror genre through collaborative experimentation, improvisation and creation. For more info visit: knockdown.center/event/sunday-service-same-as-sister

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Apr
27
6:30 PM18:30

CAMAC's Open Studios in France

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are looking forward to opening the doors to their studio at Centre D'Art Marnay Art Centre in Marnay-sur-Seine, France, where they have been in residence for a month, to share their creative process and present a work-in-progress performance of their project, Odd Jewels: Beauty Under Mask. The Open Studios exhibition begins at 6:30 pm, followed by the performance at 7:30 pm. For more info visit: camac.org/agenda/open-studios-6

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Apr
13
12:00 AM00:00

Foundation for Contemporary Arts' Emergency Grant Recipients

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are honored to announce that they have been awarded a Foundation for Contemporary Arts’ 2017 Emergency Grant in Dance, for the continued development and performance of their first evening-length project, Odd Jewels: Beauty Under Mask. For more info visit: foundationforcontemporaryarts.org/recipients/2017emergencygrantsdance

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Jan
23
8:00 PM20:00

Movement Research at the Judson Church

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are honored to have been selected to present an excerpt of their project in development, Odd Jewels: Beauty Under Mask, during Movement Research at the Judson Church's Spring Season. They will share the program with Ana Paula Camargo and Fermín Martínez, Ishmael Houston-Jones and Emma Geisdorf. For more info visit: movementresearch.org/event

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Jan
21
to Feb 19

The Middle Passage

Same As Sister (S.A.S.) are thrilled to be partnering with Intrinsic Grey for a re-envisioning of their work, Women Times Three, February 11-12, as part of The Middle PassageThe Middle Passage is a four-week performance art narrative in site-specific camera obscura at Open Source Gallery, featuring Elsa Waithe, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance x Jayson Smith, and Dances for Solidarity x A Theatre Genesis feat. Chee Malabar x André Zachery. For more info visit: vanderbiltrepublic.com/post/155907565155/middle-passage

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