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Baryshnikov Arts Center presents World Premiere of Jordan Demetrius Lloyd’s "Trip Gloss" (ON-DEMAND + FREE)

Baryshnikov Arts Center presents World Premiere of Jordan Demetrius Lloyd’s "Trip Gloss" (ON-DEMAND + FREE)


Baryshnikov Arts Center




Monday, November 29, 2021 - 5:00pm daily through December 13, 2021



Baryshnikov Arts Center


New York, NY — Baryshnikov Arts Center’s (BAC) Fall 2021 Digital Season continues with the world premiere of Jordan Demetrius Lloyd’s Trip Gloss, a textured collage of movement, sound, and visuals exploring the ways live performance can be transposed to the digital space. The presentation is free and available to watch on demand from Monday, November 29, at 5pm ET, until Monday, December 13, at 5pm, at bacnyc.org

Brooklyn-based dance artist Jordan Demetrius Lloyd’s Trip Gloss is an experimental documentary. The film compiles a cacophony of inner stories and imagined fantasies generated from Lloyd, five dancers, and a sound designer over the course of a weeklong residency at BAC. Trip Gloss is both a hyperdigitized and lo-fi collage of color and choreography that reconsiders the translation of sensation to a two-dimensional screen.


Choreography and Direction: Jordan Demetrius Lloyd

Featuring: Wendell Gray II, Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Mia Martelli, Mykel Marai Nairne, José Lapaz Rodriguez, Kennedy Thomas

Sound Credit: Ryan Wolfe

Sound Design: Jordan Demetrius Lloyd

Videography: Emily Rose Canon, Jade Manns

Editing: Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Chandler Clamp

Filmed at BAC’s Rudolf Nureyev Studio.

WARNING: This video contains strobe effects.

Running time: 18 minutes


About Jordan Demetrius Lloyd

Jordan Demetrius Lloyd is a dance artist based in Brooklyn, NY. He grew up in Albany, NY, and graduated from The College at Brockport. He has collaborated with and performed for Karl Rogers, Beth Gill, Netta Yerushalmy, David Dorfman Dance, Joanna Kotze, Catherine Galasso, Monica Bill Barnes, and Tammy Carrasco. His teaching practice has brought him to Rutgers University, the American Dance Festival, University of the Arts, and Mark Morris Dance Center. His work has been produced by New York Live Arts, BRIC, ISSUE Project Room, Danspace Project’s Draftwork Series, BAAD!, Movement Research at Judson Memorial Church, and the Center for Performance Research. Most recently, he received the 2021–23 Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship. For more, head to jordandlloyd.com.


About Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC)

BAC is the realization of a long-held vision by artistic director Mikhail Baryshnikov who sought to build an arts center in Manhattan that would serve as a gathering place for artists from all disciplines. BAC’s opening in 2005 heralded the launch of this mission, establishing a thriving creative laboratory and performance space for artists from around the world. BAC’s activities encompass a robust residency program augmented by a range of professional services, including commissions of new work, as well as the presentation of performances by artists at varying stages of their careers. In tandem with its commitment to supporting artists, BAC is dedicated to building audiences for the arts by presenting contemporary, innovative work at affordable ticket prices. For more information, visit bacnyc.org.

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