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Lauren Bakst is an artist and writer living in New York. Her performance, video, and publication works have been commissioned by The Kitchen (2019), The Chocolate Factory Theater (2019), BAM/Wendy's Subway (2018), Dance and Process at The Kitchen (2018), Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery (2018), SculptureCenter (2017), Danspace Project (2016) and Pioneer Works (2015). Lauren is a Contributing Editor to the Movement Research Performance Journal where she worked as Managing Editor from 2015-18. She has held residencies and fellowships at The Drawing Center, The New Museum, and danceweb at ImpulsTanz, among others. Her writing has been published in Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory and BOMB Magazine. Lauren teaches in Philadelphia at University of the Arts School of Dance, where she most recently curated The School for Temporary Liveness, a pedagogical art project that reimagined performance through the poetic frame of a school.

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