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Malcolm-x Betts

Space Grant (2020-21)
Upstart (2019)




Malcolm-x Betts is a New York based curator, visual, and dance artist who believes that art is a transformative vehicle that brings people and communities together. His artistic work is rooted in investigating embodiment for liberation, Black imagination, and directly engaging with challenges placed on the physical body. Betts developed and presented work at La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La Mama NYC, Gibney Dance Center, Movement Research at Judson Church, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), The Bronx Museum and Dixon Place. Betts showed excerpts of Midnight Glow: Kinfolk at Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX), Movement Research at Judson Church and Draftworks at Danspace Project. Betts worked on Bronx Speaks with the Bronx Musuem with undocumented immgrants. Performed in works in collaboration with luciana achuga, Jonathan Gonzalez, Snoogybox and Alex Romania. Betts is a 2018 Artist and Resident with Movement Research.