Zavé Martohardjono is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist born in Montréal, Canada. They are interested in performance that spurs embodied healing, radical re-imagining, and pathways to decolonizing the body to contend with the political histories it carries. Zavé has performed at the 92Y, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, BAAD!, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Boston Center for the Arts, Center for Performance Research, EFA Project Space, El Museo del Barrio, Gibney Dance, HERE Arts, Issue Project Room, Movement Research, Storm King Art Center, Wendy’s Subway, the Wild Project, WOW Café Theater, and elsewhere. Zavé participated in LMCC’s 2017-2018 Workspace Residency, the Bronx Museum’s BxMA Co-Lab Residency, Shandaken: Storm King, Gibney Work Up 3.3, and Chez Bushwick residency. They’ve exhibited at Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Asian Arts Initiative, Bronx River Art Center Gallery, Center for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, George Washington University, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, SOMArts Gallery, and Winslow Garage. Zavé has worked in social justice for 12 years and organizes with artists of color through Potluck Project.
Photo by Lily Mengesha