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

2020 

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

 

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

 

2019

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

Gut Dance, 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, curated by Bobo, Honey's, Brooklyn, NY

Navel, UNFIX Festival, New York, NY

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

2017

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

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

Feeding, LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY

Feeding, with Representative I, WeDoUs, Hudson, NY

1-800-Wisdom, 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, Representative I, WeDoUs Festival, Hudson, NY

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

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

2015

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

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

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

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

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

Trifecta, Representative I, Basilica Soundscape 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, Representative I, TSL (Time/Space Limited), Hudson, NY

2014

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

Representative I, Basilica Soundscape 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

2017- Present, HiLo Art, Catskill, NY

2011 Rounds Gallery, 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

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