André Lepecki

André Lepecki is Associate Professor in the Department of Performance Studies at NYU. Doctoral degree from NYU. Author and editor of several books, including Exhausting Dance (2006 – translated in 7 languages); Of the Presence of the Body (2004); Planes of Composition (with Jenn Joy 2010); and DANCE (2012).

He works also as an independent curator. In 2008 he received the “Best Performance Award” from AICA (International art Critics Association) for directing and co-curating the redoing of Allan Kaprow’s “18 Happening in 6 Parts”. He was chief-curator of the festival IN TRANSIT 2008 and 2009 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; and in 2010 he was co-curator with Stephanie Rosenthal of the Interactive Archive on Dance and Visual Arts since 1960 for the exhibition MOVE, Hayward Gallery, London. In 2009 he was a Resident Fellow at the Institute Interweaving Performance Cultures, Freie Universität, Berlin. He has lectured in many institutions including Brown University, Princeton University, DOCH, CND-Paris, MoMA, Museo Reina Sofia, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, among others.




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