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Collaborators Jacquelyne Boe & David Janesko have created Chirality, a new dance work, compiled from six consecutive livestreams and inspired by the quality of asymmetry in things that can’t be superimposed with their mirror image.
Dancers, in order of livestream:
Chirality features original music by Houston composer Jeremy Nuncio.
Boe is Houston-based professional choreographer, dancer, and educator interested in collaboration and experimentation. Janesko is an artist exploring the emergence of complexity using anexperimental approach that encompasses a wide array of mediums, technology and subjectmatter. Together they are exploring movement and drawing through sets of rule based actionsin multiple media types.
Westwood Trust Creative Chat
Before the premiere, join us on Wednesday, November 4 at 7 PM for a Westwood Trust Creative Chat featuring Claire Williamson, SPA’s Director of Education & Community Engagement, in conversation with the artists.
Both events can be watched below or at the additional links provided.
WESTWOOD TRUST CREATIVE CHAT
Wednesday, November 4 | 7 PM
Watch here or on Facebook Live
NEW WORK PREMIERE
Thursday, November 12 | 7 PM
Watch here or on YouTube
About the Artists
Boe and Janesko have an ongoing collaboration as part of their 2019 to 2021 residency at the Lawndale Art Center in Houston, Texas. Boe is Houston based professional choreographer, dancer, and educator interested in collaboration and experimentation.
Janesko is an artist exploring the emergence of complexity using an experimental approach that encompasses a wide array of mediums, technology and subject matter. Together they are exploring movement and drawing through sets of rule-based actions in multiple media types.
Boe has been creating original works since 2014 and is a founding member of Perspective Exchange, an annual cross-country dance festival by choreographers from Austin, New York, San Francisco, Denver and Houston. With a BFA in Modern Dance Performance, she is currently a company member of Erick Hawkins Dance, Frame Dance, and Hopestone Dance. Boe has also worked with organizations and individual artists such as Houston Grand Opera, Sean Curran, and Rob Ashford. Learn more at jjboe.com.
Janesko grew up in Western Pennsylvania and worked for a number of years as a geologist before attending the San Francisco Art Institute (MFA, 2013). From 2013 to 2015 David was a Graduate Fellow then Affiliate Artist at the Headlands Center for the Artist in Sausalito California, and the curator for Flatland Gallery in Houston from 2017 to 2019. Janesko has presented his work in numerous exhibitions around the US in a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor spaces. Learn more at janeskodavid.com.
Visit jjboe.com/collaboration to learn more about their collaboration.