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Alexis Powell

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Alexis Powell is a NYC-based performer and interdisciplinary artist. She has performed original works with her ensemble, Hearsay & Hyperbole since 2012 (OK GURGLE, All Them That Weave The Wind, An Invitation to Sleep, Thank You For Calling). The ensemble utilizes arts-based methods to analyze and respond to a research question or deep curiosity about human connection and communication. Most commonly the ensemble work in embodied practices that result in original music with a strong vocal foundation, as well as digital practices that include video projection and multi-channel sound design. Alexis received the 2018 NADTA Performance Award for Not For Resale, a play co-written with Jess Barbagallo and the ensemble through NYU's As Performance Lab. She has composed and performed music in Sibyl Kempson’s 12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens at the Whitney Museum and Sasquatch Rituals at The Kitchen. She is the recipient of the 2013 Danish Visiting Artist Residency and a 2015 Brooklyn Arts Council grant for “An Invitation to Sleep”.

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An Invitation to Sleep

Over the course of 2015, Alexis Powell hosted group sleepovers to collect dreams for "An Invitation ...

Posted:4 years ago