Artist in Residence (2001-2003)
Charles Dennis is an award winning interdisciplinary artist, director/producer, video cameraman/editor, teaching artist and proprietor of Charles Dennis Productions, a company that produces and distributes digital media content for artists and business clients. He also creates short films that explore the creative possibilities of digital video art. Dennis began creating his own form of “physical theater” in 1977. Two years later Dennis co-founded Performance Space 122, one of this country’s most active presenters of new dance and performance. He created and performed numerous solo and large group community-oriented performances at P.S. 122 and other venues from 1980-2000. His 1999 solo Mr. Remote also toured nationally and was praised by the New York Times…. “Closer to club art than art video the piece has the dynamic energy of dance itself, a rare thing in videodance. Dennis received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art for his interdisciplinary performances.