Yve Laris Cohen
Yve Laris Cohen makes things that happen in time, and almost always involve bodies. He received a BA in Dance & Performance Studies and Art Practice from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008. Since moving to Brooklyn the following year, Yve has shown performances at Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, The Tank, Dixon Place, Ulla’s House, Movement Research at the Judson Church, FAÇADE/FASAD, The Chocolate Factory, Kunstverein NY, Winkleman Gallery, Kara Walker’s 6 to 8 Months, The Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, and his apartment. Yve first performed with Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People in 2010 as part of I SAY THE WORD, in collaboration with Jenny Holzer. He is a 2010 Movement Research Artist in Residence, and will receive an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University in 2011.