Kristen Kelso, Emerge 2020 Flagship

Kristen Kelso, 2020

Kristen Kelso is a performer, translator, theatre director, musician and writer from Savannah, GA based in Brooklyn. As a bilingual artist from a monolingual family, her performance work and research focus on bilingualism and code-switching while exploring the realms of familial archives, mourning and embodied, experimental translation practices. She is currently working as the Marketing and Development Director for Haus of Dust, in residency with The Loisaida Center and The Laundromat Project. She has an MA from the University of Texas at Dallas in Translation Studies and most recently, an MA in Performance Studies from NYU.