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Arturo Vidich

Performing Arts, 2013



Arturo Vidich guides his compulsive behavior into creative pursuits. Improvisation is essential to his artistic practice. Since 2003, Vidich’s performances have been presented in New York by The Chocolate Factory, NYLA, The Invisible Dog, New Museum, Brucennial 2010/2012, Danspace Project, Movement Research and others. He studied dance at Wesleyan University, graduated from NYU Tisch’s ITP and holds a private pilot’s license. Vidich received a Bessie Award for his collaboration on Yvonne Meier’s Stolen. He has been an artist-in-residence at NYLA, Museum of Arts & Design, Movement Research, The Chocolate Factory and Chashama. Vidich has collaborated with Yvonne Meier, Ishmael Houston-Jones and Aki Sasamoto, among others. In 2007, he co-founded Culture Push, a non-profit arts organization that promotes knowledge sharing. Through Culture Push, he initiated a collaborative artist residency called Genesis Project. Vidich is a partner at Kin & Company, a custom design and fabrication company working in metal, wood and glass.

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Awards and Accomplishments

2015:

Vidich exhibited videos, relics, and sculptures from two major works created for Abrons Arts Center. Main Gallery, Abrons Arts Center.

2014:

Vidich received a Suitcase Fund grant to perform and conduct field research in Moscow, Russia.

2013:

Vidich receives commission and residency from Abrons Arts Center, with additional support from The Jerome Foundation

2013:

Vidich's The Daedalus Effect and other dilemmas is presented by New York Live Arts at The Invisible Dog, NYC

2013:

Vidich is mentioned in the New York Times dance review for Yvonne Meier's Pink Pony.

2013:

Vidich receives a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Choreography.