luciana achugar

luciana achugar is a Brooklyn-based latinx immigrant from Uruguay. She has been making dances for twenty-some years, since arriving in New York City after graduating from CalArts in 1995. She is a two-time Bessie Award recipient, and has received accolades including the Herb Alpert Award in Dance, the Creative Capital Award, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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Pleasure Body, Plant Body

I make work as a practice of growing oneself a body as one would grow a plant. I make work as a practice of growing a new body: an uncivilized body, a decolonized body, a utopian body. I make work…