taisha paggett (b. 1976, Fresno, California) works in Riverside County, California. She received her BA in art history from University of California, Santa Cruz, in 2002, and MFA in choreography from University of California, Los Angeles, in 2008. She has performed at the Institute of Contemporary Art at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2017); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2017); Getty Villa, Malibu, California (2016); Diverseworks, Houston (2016); The Cooper Union, New York (2016); Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (2015); Clockshop, Los Angeles (2015); University of Toronto, Scarborough (2015); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2014); REDCAT, Los Angeles (2013); Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2012); and Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California (2010), among others. She has had residencies at the Show Box L.A.’s Los Angeles Dance & Research Residency Program (2015), Headlands Center for the Arts (2015), and the Hothouse Residency, University of California, Los Angeles (2013). She is the recipient of a University of California Institute for Research in the Arts grant (2014), Multi-Arts Production Fund with Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (2014), and a Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange grant (2013).
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