CURRENTLY::
see yourself when (2015)

see yourself when (2015)

Movement Research at Judson Church
21 September 2015

A Venus intervention...
Short Stories (2015)

Short Stories (2015)

21 August 2015
Dancing Through the Bronx

Owen Dolan Park, Bronx
a canary torsi | Performance Portrait: Live (work-in-progress) (2015)

a canary torsi | Performance Portrait: Live (work-in-progress) (2015)

August 2015
Performance Portrait: Live is an interactive, multi-channel video installation that focuses on the symbiotic relationship between performer and spectator.
Critical Correspondence | Takahiro Yamamoto in Conversation with David Thomson

Critical Correspondence | Takahiro Yamamoto in Conversation with David Thomson

26 July 2015
An informal conversation with Takahiro on aspects of aesthetics, cultural identity, practice and form.
Yvonne Rainer | The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there's nothing left to move?

Yvonne Rainer | The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there’s nothing left to move?

14th July 8pm
Teatro Sociale
Como, Italy

Yvonne Rainer | The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there's nothing left to move?

Yvonne Rainer | The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there’s nothing left to move?

June 9–14, 2015
The Museum of Modern Art presents the East Coast premiere of Yvonne Rainer's latest work. This ongoing work-in-progress interweaves formal dance with personal themes of aging and mortality, humor, and diverse texts—intermittently read by Rainer and the dancers—dealing with ancient Mideast dynasties, paleontological findings, and literary quotations.
Gibney DiP Residency 2015

Gibney DiP Residency 2015

Dance in Process (DiP) is the signature program of Gibney Dance’s Choreographic Center. DiP provides nuanced creative residency support for mid-career New York City-based artists.

18 May - 23 May 2015
31 August - 5 September 2015
30 November - 5 December 2015
the venus knot (2015)

the venus knot (2015)

Saturday 16 May 2015 2 to 6pm
Sunday 17 May 2015 1 to 5pm

The Invisible Dog Art Center A durational performance installation. Entangled as we are with total freedom. A thing of immortal make, not human, snorting out the breath, the terrible flame of bright fire...
Food for Thought

Food for Thought

1 May 2015
Danspace Project
Charged Spaces

Daria Faïn, Massimiliano Balduzzi and Christine Bonansea Saulut

Curated by David Thomson
FOOD FOR THOUGHT is a benefit series supporting neighborhood food distribution programs. This benefit performance/canned food drive collects non-perishable items and presents new works by a range of choreographers.
Daria Faïn & Robert Kocik | BROOKLYN REZOUND

Daria Faïn & Robert Kocik | BROOKLYN REZOUND

21 April 2015
BRIC
As part of BRIC’s Stoop Series The Commons Choir will perform BROOKLYN REZOUND, conceived and directed by Robert Kocik & Daria Fain with another fascinating cast of performers. A sonic and physical mediation on commerce, language, and Brooklyn's history.
Beth Gill | Portrait Studies

Beth Gill | Portrait Studies

April 15, 2015
Live Ideas Festival
S K Y – Force and Wisdom in America Today
Portrait Studies is a commissioned pièce d'occasion directed by Beth Gill. Sharing the program with Laurie Anderson and Deborah Hay.
E-Moves presents Malcolm Low

E-Moves presents Malcolm Low

April 10, 11, 17, 2015
Harlem Stage Gatehouse
E-Moves Festival
Malcolm Low's
In the thrust towards the future…I want to leave something of use
BRIClab: Okwui Okpokwasili

BRIClab: Okwui Okpokwasili

3 & 4 April 2015
BRIC
Okwui Okpokwasili's Poor People's TV Room (work in progress)

Moderating a post-show artist and audience dialogue.
Tanz Farm presents Malcolm Low | In the thrust towards the future (2015)

Tanz Farm presents Malcolm Low | In the thrust towards the future (2015)

March 26-28, 2015
Tanz Farm
Atlanta, GA

Malcolm Low's
In the thrust towards the future…I want to leave something of use
Walker Arts Center presents Tere O'Connor | BLEED

Walker Arts Center presents Tere O’Connor | BLEED

March 19-21, 2015
Walker Arts Center
Minneapolis, MN

The final performances of BLEED
Venus Rising: Seeing through Blackness, Laughing Through Whiteness

Venus Rising: Seeing through Blackness, Laughing Through Whiteness

A collaboration with the artist Tony Whitfield. Initiated as a somewhat traditional interaction between photographer and model, this work represents the unexpected intersection of distinctly different artistic practices and has become phase one in a collaboration between choreographer/performance artist David Hamilton Thomson and artist/designer Tony Whitfield exploring maturation in an idiosyncratic racialized body.      
#spacetobreathe

#spacetobreathe

February 2 - March 27, 2015

Gibney Dance Center

The recent cultural climate has shed light on the systemic conflation of violence with the black male body—bodies that are often perceived as threatening. Featuring visual artwork by performing artists Raja Feather Kelly, Jaamil Kosoko, Jumatatu Poe, Will Rawls and David Thomson (in collaboration with artist/designer Tony Whitfield),...
Tere O'Connor | Sister

Tere O’Connor | Sister

JAN 9 & 11, 2015
American Realness
Abrons Arts Center

New York Premiere of the third part of the quartet which culminates in BLEED. In Sister, hyper-intricate rhythmic systems provide the chatter between the performers as they are propelled into an increasingly mysterious cascade of events.
Venus Redux (2014)

Venus Redux (2014)

During a two-week residency at The Invisible Dog, I focused on building new material, setting a structure, creating text to overlay, and continuing to explore a 360° performance field.
Mash (2013)

Mash (2013)

March 25 ,2013
Movement Research at Judson
conceived and directed by David Thomson
performed by Anna Azrieli, Marya Wethers, Malcolm Low, Jodi Bender
Hunger (2012)

Hunger (2012)

June 24 ,2012
Movement Research at Judson Church
conceived & directed by david thomson
movement by david thomson
text by okwui okpokwasili
performed by david thomson & okwui okpokwasili