(PRACTICE, 2022. Performers: Ali Rosa-Salas, Marguerite Hemmings, Jordan Lloyd. Photographer: Sam Polcer)
Jonathan González is an artist, scholar, and educator working at the intersections of choreography. Their practice examines conditions that figure black and contemporary life through research-based processes, usually generated collaboratively, through forms of performance, pedagogy, and time-based media. Their locus of research focuses on black diaspora and racial capitalism, migration, sovereignty and the built environment.
In 2019, González was a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” nominee for Breakout Choreographer. González’s work ZERO (2018) was nominated for a New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" Award for Outstanding Production.
Their writings have been published by EAR | WAVE | EVENT, Dance/NYC, Regiones:CENTRAL, Movement Research, Contemporaryand, The Creative Independent, Contact Quarterly, Cultured Magazine, deem journal, and Angela's Pulse.
They have received fellowships from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Art Matters Foundation and the Jerome Foundation, and have been an artist in residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, Trinidad Performance Institute and Loghaven Artist Residency.