Jonathan González

Post Colonial Theater and Performance

Artist, scholar, and cultural organizer practicing at the intersections of performance. Their work examines Black citational practices, as well as political economies of embodiment, migration and dance.

"I am particularly intrigued by what becomes disrupted through the social act of witnessing, participation, and communication."

Jonathan González is a Dominican-American artist, scholar, and cultural organizer practicing at the
intersections of performance. Their work examines Black citational practices, as well as political
economies of embodiment, migration and dance.
González’s works include ZERO – nominated for a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award for
Outstanding Production – Lucifer Landing I & II, (r-black)2 + z2-LIFE = 1STILL, The Smallest Unit is
Eachother and New Natives. Their work has been presented by Danspace Project, The Studio Museum in
Harlem, Park Avenue Armory, MoMA, MoMA PS1, Center for Afrofuturist Studies, homeschool:PDX,
Academy of Arts Berlin, Little Island, BRIC, among others. Their writings have been published by
Contact Quarterly, Cultured Magazine, deem journal, region(es), Angela’S Pule, Movement Research.
Awards include New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” nominee for Breakout Choreographer, Art
Matters Foundation, Foundation for the Contemporary Arts, Jerome Foundation, Mertz Gilmore
Foundation, Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, Loghaven Artist Residency, Shandaken
Project, Wave Hill Media Fellowship, BRIC.
They have been a performer in the works of Tania Bruguera, WU Tsang, Ligia Lewis, Alex
Baczyinski-Jenkins, Isabel Lewis, Cynthia Oliver, Marjani Forte-Saunders, Grisha Coleman, Daniel
Alexander Jones, Amanda Williams, Kelly Nipper, and Ni’Ja Whitson.
https://gonzalezinfo.com/