Taja Lindley, 2014
Lindley is a memory worker, healer and an activist. Through iterative and interdisciplinary practices, she creates socially engaged artwork that reflects and transforms audiences, shifts culture and moves people to action. She uses movement, text, installation, ritual, burlesque, and multi-media to create immersive works that are concerned with freedom, healing and pleasure. Her 2017 residency at Dixon Place Theater culminated in the world premiere of her one-woman show The Bag Lady Manifesta and it has been presented at museums, theaters, and universities nationwide.She is a 2019 NYC Public Artist in Residence and a 2020 A Blade of Grass Fellow. See a conversation between Taja and Marlène Ramírez-Cancio.