NURYA CHANA

American, b.  Bronx, NY 1988

Lives and works in New York City 

Education

2020 MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY  

2011 BA Biology (honors), Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY


 

Exhibitions

2021

The Holiday Show, LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY (upcoming)

WinterOver?, Time/Space Limited, Hudson, NY (current)

WinterOver?, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Garage, Chatham, NY

NADA x Foreland, Foreland, Catskill, NY

The Privilege of Getting Together III, Swivel Gallery x RegularNormal, Brooklyn, NY

 

2020 

The Holiday Show, LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY

MFA Thesis Exhibition, 205 Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

Hunter MFA Thesis Spotlight, Hauser & Wirth, online

 

2019

Earthly Delights, Re-Institute, Millerton, NY

The Mnemonic Body, Hunter College, Tribeca, NY

 

 2018 Six Months In, Hunter College, Tribeca, NY

2017 Music Seen, LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY

 

2015 Geek Show, curated by Ryan LaPointe, Hudson, NY

2013 (Solo) Swallow Coffee and Espresso, Hudson, NY

2011 Light Changes Cells (Solo), Beekman Street Artist's Co-op, Saratoga Springs, NY

Solo Performances

2021 Aspirations, Unfix Festival, Online

2020 Gut Dance, Exponential Fest Variety #1, Para\\el, Williamsburg, NY

2019

Gut Dance, Performance Anxiety curated by Brandon Perdomo, Chinatown Soup, New York, NY

Gut Dance, event curated by Melinda Kiefer, The Grove, Bushwick, NY

Photophilia RPG, Coney Island Ritual Cabaret, Coney Island USA, Brooklyn, NY

2018

Navel, The New York Butoh Institute Festival, Theater for the New City, New York, NY

Navel, Bobo Beer Can Release, Honey's, Brooklyn, NY

Navel, Unfix Festival, New York, NY

Navel, Coney Island Ritual Cabaret, Coney Island USA, Brooklyn, NY

2017

Hunger, Halloween event curated by Ming Liu, C.A.V.E., Kingston, NY

Feeding, event curated by Nina Isabelle, The Shirt Factory, Kingston, NY

Feeding, LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY

Feeding, with Representative I, WeDoUs, Hudson, NY

1-800-Wisdom, event curated by Brandon Perdomo, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

1-800-Wisdom, Hot Mud Fest, Hudson, NY

1-800-Wisdom,  Rosekill Performance Art Farm, Rosendale, NY

Ontogenesis, with Representative I, Death Cafe Fundraiser, MaMa, Stone Ridge, NY

2016

Solidarity, FeminineRulez2 curated by Lindsey Beebe, Tarot Reading Room, Brooklyn, NY

Object Snatch, with Representative I, WeDoUs Festival, Hudson, NY

Plastic Wrap, Sugar, and Weeds, with Representative I, +Space, Catskill, NY

Borders 5 hour durational, with Representative I, LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY

2015

Big Cloth with Hole, curated by Slink Moss, +Space, Catskill, NY

Butoh Street Tour, solo tour, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Gloucester, Boston, Providence, and Portland, ME

Three Colors, with Representative I, CCCA Showcase curated by Slink Moss, Hudson, NY

End and Enduring, with Representative I, Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD

Trifecta, with Representative I, Get The Poison Out curated by Chris Carlone, Tarot Reading Room, Brooklyn, NY

Trifecta, with Representative I, Basilica Soundscape side stage curated by Bunny Brains, Hudson, NY

Representative I, Shadow People's Project, Times Square, New York, NY

Representative I, Basilica Drone Fest, Hudson, NY

Workshop Performance, with Representative I, TSL (Time/Space Limited), Hudson, NY

2014

The Holiday Party, with Representative I, WinterWalk, Hudson, NY

Representative I, Basilica Soundscape side stage curated by Bunny Brains, Hudson, NY

 

Collaborative Performances

2018 

 

Cinematic Death Moon Return, solo dancer, Katherine Bauer, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Rabid Lords Gang, dancer, Ieva Mesciucavite, Private Party, Manhattan, NY

2017

Cinematic Death Moon Return, solo dancer, Katherine Bauer, Fahrenheit 451, Catskill, NY

Rabid Lords Gang, dancer, Ieva Mesciucavite, The Met Breuer, Manhattan, NY

Rabid Lords Gang, dancer, Ieva Mesciucavite, video project

2015 

 

Neven, Representative I, film project with Chris Carlone

 

2014

Being Bodies, Representative I, film by Ephraim Asili

Pretty Please, Representative I, music video for Josephine Foster by Ephraim Asili

 

Curatorial Projects

April 2017- Dec 2021, HiLo Art, Director/curator, Catskill, NY

2011 Rounds Gallery, Curator, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2011 ProArts Club, President, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2011 Gluevin'​, weekly radio music show hostWSPN 91.1 FM, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

 

Press

2021 Upstate Art Weekend 2021, Bigger and Better, Paul Laster, White Hot Magazine,  https://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/art-weekend-2021-bigger-better/5132

2020 Interstices Acts as Aperture During a Most Miserable Year, Dana Notine, Eliana Blechman, and June Scalia, White Hot Magazine

2018 The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2018 Showcases Women and International Artists, Cindy Sibilsky, Broadway World