Madeline Hollander is an artist, choreographer, and dancer, living and working in New York City. Her work explores the evolution of human body movement and the intersection between choreography and visual art. As an avid observer of movement and form, Hollander’s choreography draws its kinetic vocabulary from many sources including building evacuation diagrams (Drill, 2016) and the Whitney Museum of American Art’s flood mitigation system (Ouroboros: Gs, 2019).
She has had solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art (2021); the Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin (2021); Bortolami Gallery, New York (2021); The Artist’s Institute, New York (2018); Bosse and Baum, London, UK (2017); and SIGNAL, Brooklyn, NY (2016). Her work has been featured in the Whitney Biennial curated by Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta (2019), Helsinki Contemporary, Finland (2019), the Work Marathon Festival at the Serpentine Galleries in London (2018), and Centre Pompidou Metz, France (2019). In 2021, she will present a new commissions for Performa Biennial, New York and BMW Open Work, Frieze London. As a choreographer, Hollander has collaborated with Jordan Peele on his feature film Us (2019) and Urs Fisher’s immersive installation PLAY at Gagosian, New York (2019) and Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA (2019). She recently choreographed her first ballet, 5 Live Calibrations, for Los Angeles Dance Project in Los Angeles, that premiered at the Theatre Champs-Elysees, Paris, and the Louvre, Abu Dhabi.