Will Rawls | Gibney Resident Artist
Week of September 18, 2019
Making space for
Will Rawls

Will Rawls

Will Rawls is a choreographer, writer and performer. His practice combines dance with media to investigate the poetics of blackness, ambiguity and abstraction. He has presented work at The Chocolate Factory, MoMA PS1, Performa 15, The Whitney Museum of American Art, ImpulsTanz and the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art. His writing has been published by Artforum, Triple Canopy, les presses du réel, The Museum of Modern Art, The Hammer Museum, and Danspace Project. Rawls has received support from the Guggenheim Fellowship, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, and Foundation for Contemporary Arts in addition to teaching fellowships at Wesleyan University and Williams College.