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Julie Tolentino

Julie Tolentino

Julie Tolentino is an interdisciplinary artist who creates durational movement-based installations opening dialogues through her raced and gendered body as a site of intervention. Solo and group projects commissioned and presented since 1998 in galleries, festivals, museums and theaters in the U.S., the U.K., Europe and the Philippines.

Tolentino was a lead professional contemporary dancer with David Rousseve/Reality 1990-2002) and co-director, collaborator, performer and manager with Ron Athey. She worked with notable artists: Meg Stuart, Donna Uchizono, Ibrahim Quarishi, Vaginal Davis, Amy Pivar, Bob Flanagan/Sheree Rose, Ori Flomin,  Johanna Fatemen, Julie Fowells, Bernard Elsmere, Akiko Ichikawa (on Alison Knowles’ “Wounded Furniture”), Catherine Gund, Madonna, Jeremy Wade, Carmelita Tropicana, Barbara Hammer, Ella Toyano, Gran Fury, House of Color and Tom Kalin amongst many others.

Tolentino’s work been presented at the Manila Contemporary, Green Papaya; Haus der Kulturen der Welt Pact Zollverein; Studio 303; La Batofar,Paris; Performa05, Momenta, Monkey Town, The Kitchen, Danspace Project,LePerc/BAM, Henry Street Settlement, Participant/Invisible Exports; NYU, Downtown Arts/Simon Says Festival; UK: Fierce Festival; Green Room; Spill Festival; Madre Museo, ; Walker Arts Center; On the Boards; SF Soma Arts; High Desert Test Sites; UCLA Center for Performance Studies;  LACE, Pieter, Francois Ghebaly, Human Resources, Perform! Now!, Chime Live LA, Honor Fraser in Los Angeles.

Awards include: Franklin Furnace Performance grant; Arts International; ArtsAdmin Bursary; Field Space grant;  Pact-Zollverein Residency; CHIME 2010 & CHIME 2012; ART MATTERS; Tides Foundation 2010-11.

She hosts one-to-one PRAXIS workshops and artist residencies at FERAL HOUSE*STUDIO in Joshua Tree, California .She trained at the Pacific School of Oriental Medicine. Julie is certified in Thai Medical Massage and is a Watsu® practitioner.

Tolentino is the Provocations editor for The Drama Review/MIT Press. She collaborates with Stosh Fila (scenic artist) and Ariel Osterweiss (dramaturg) and vocal interdisciplinary artist Juliana Snapper and Miller Puckette, UCSD.

Interview with Julie Tolentino
Review of True Story
Review of Queer Pleasure


About Tarra Tan

Communications Intern, sports enthusiast, data visualisation lover. And steaks. Medium-rare

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