Decomposition of a Continuous Whole

Sites:
2016 – “Affinities,” public programming for “Joan Jonas: From Away,” Phi Center, DHC/ART, Montreal, Quebec.
2012 – “Fore,” curated by Thomas Lax, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY.
2010 – “Quadruple Consciousness,” curated by Malik Gaines, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2009 – “3 Women,” Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA.

Decomposition of a Continuous Whole questions the indexicality of dance within the exhibition space as a critical tool of deconstruction and reflection. Time is expanded, and temporal and narrative limitations commonly ascribed to choreography are erased. The internal experience of the performer is as informative as that of the audience.

Press: Emily Keenlyside and Marie-Hélène Lemaire, Inverted Virtuosity and Radical Curiosity: A Conversation with taisha paggett, DHC/ART Blog.
Amelia Jones, Thinking Feeling: Art and Queer Affect, TEMPERAMENTAL exhibition catalogue.
Holland Cotter, Racial Redefinition in Progress: ‘Fore’ at Studio Museum in Harlem, The New York Times.
Carol Cheh, Three Women: Performances by Dawn Kasper, taisha paggett, Nancy Popp; Artist Curated Projects (ACP) at the home of Eric Kim, December 12, 2009, Another Righteous Transfer!.