The Exponential Festival
January 13 – January 26, 2017

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The Exponential Festival presents and promotes theatrical performances created by New York-based artists and exhibited across Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Chez Bushwick Presents | 2Night Show | Chez Bushwick AIRs Cycle 3 AIRs:
Lauren Bakst, Amanda Hunt & IV Castellanos, Tingying Ma

Thursday January 25 | 100 Bogart | 7:30pm
Friday January 26 | 100 Bogart | 7:30pm

© Anne Staveley
© Anne Staveley
Featuring:
Lauren Bakst
Lauren Bakst is an artist and writer living in New York. She works in, with, and through dance, approaching the situation of performing as an object of inquiry. Lauren is working or has recently worked with effie bowen, Chanterelle Menashe Ribes, Laura Morrison, students at University of the Arts School of Dance, Ivo Dimchev, and Yuri Masnyj. She is an editor of the Movement Research Performance Journal. Lauren currently manages Private Collection, a personally-motivated performance-archive.
Amanda Hunt and IV Castellanos
Amanda Hunt has performed her own work at Judson, AUNTS, PPL, Governor’s Island Art Fair, Larkin Arts (Harrisonburg, VA), Segundo Piso (Puebla, MX), Grace Exhibition Space, and choreographed for the late Liz Swados in Abu Dhabi, UAE. She has attended the Old Furnace Artist Residency (Harrisonburg, VA), presented at Open Engagement at Art Fair, Larkin Arts (Harrisonburg, VA), Segundo Piso (Puebla, MX), Grace Exhibition Space, and choreographed for the late Liz Swados in Abu Dhabi, UAE. She has attended the Old Furnace Artist Residency (Harrisonburg, VA), presented at Open Engagement at the Oakland Museum, and remounted a sculpture for visual artist Jackie Winsor at Hauser Wirth and Schimmel in Los Angeles. Amanda has been dancing with Kathy Westwater since 2013, and has also worked with Kira Alker + Elke Luyten, Sam Kim, and De Facto Dance. Collaborative works with IV Castellanos have been performed at Gibney Dance Center, Highways Performance Space (L.A.), PPL, Rosekill, and this fall at the Aha Festival (Santa Fe, NM) and Danspace Project (MR Festival). IV Castellanos is an abstract performance artist and sculptor. They collaborate regularly with PPL and have also performed at the Queens Museum, Gruentaler9 (Berlin), DFBRL8R (Chicago), Grace Exhibition Space, IV Soldiers, Dixon Place, and Gallery Sensei. They are the founder of FAG (Feminist Art Group), who have performed at PPL as well as Rosekill Art Life Institute (Kingston, NY) and also assist visual artist Jackie Winsor, for whom they remounted a sculpture at Hauser Wirth and Schimmel in L.A. Collaborative works with Amanda Hunt have been performed at Gibney Dance Center, Highways Performance Space (L.A.), PPL, Rosekill, and this fall at the Aha Festival (Santa Fe, NM) and Danspace Project (MR Festival). IV is Latinx Bolivian-American Trans Queer artist.
Tingying Ma
Tingying Mais a New York based theatre artist. Her contextual practice with immaterial performance examines mass amnesia, mediation and false ideological hygiene. Tingying has been active as Future Host, a conceptual writer duo. Her works have been presented internationally including: Knockdown Center, Queens, BankArt Studio, Yokohama, Signature Theatre and The Current Sessions, Manhattan. She obtained her a MFA from Columbia University where she was mentored by David Henry Hwang and Ong Keng Sen.