Julia Handschuh writes, moves, and makes objects; often in relation to issues of improvisation, ecology and the politics of space.
In lieu of creating a fully updated website here is a list of relevant things/identities/places in no particular order:
- Founding member of ThreshHold, a collective that is working to secure a cooperatively owned space for cultural, social and political experimentation in the Pioneer Valley.
- Creator of Valley Art Share, a hub for creative exchange in the Pioneer Valley through which she manages a Mutual Aid Micro Grant project.
- Board member of iLAND, Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art Nature and Dance.
- Recently created an installation called Hallowed/Hollowed for REACH.
- In the Fall of 2013 she co-curated and produced Place [Maker] Space, a three-day interdisciplinary convergence for makers and researchers to dialog and share practices that address notions of place.
- Her thesis, On Finding Ways of Being, Kinesthetic Empathy in Dance and Ecology is being published in a book titled Performance on Behalf of the Environment, available from Lexington Press.
- Grok it. is an article about kinesthetic empathy and being disenchanted with Art.
- She holds a BFA from the Museum School and Tufts University, and a Masters in Performance Studies from NYU.
- She is a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar Alumn.
- She creates performance for video with two other humans under the name Tristatic.
- Recent design projects can be seen at ajitatedesign.com.