Maria Hassabi

(b. Cyprus) is a New York based artist and choreographer. Her performances and installations are presented worldwide in theaters, museums, galleries, and public spaces including K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Düsseldorf); documeta14 (Kassel); Walker Art Center (Minneapolis); Museum of Modern Art (New York); Hammer Museum
(Los Angeles); Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam); The 55th Venice Biennale (Venice); Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels); ArtSonje (Seoul); Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (Melbourne); steirischer herbst (Graz); Performa (New York); The Kitchen (New York); Performance Space 122 (New York) amongst others. Hassabi has received a 2016 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award for her work PLASTIC (2015-16) as an Outstanding Production; the 2015 Herb Alpert Award; the 2012 President’s Award for Performing Arts from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship; and a 2009 Grants to Artists Award from Foundation for Contemporary Arts. She holds a BFA from California Institute of the Arts.

 
 
 

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