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Time Enough

a creative research project on the perception and experience of time


“Clocks” of creative research project “Time Enough,” created by Allison Costa under the auspices of the Barnard College Movement Lab’s Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship. (Please double click on images for more information.)



eˉlektron.art “fruitful misunderstandings” residency

a global online residency program to create a performance piece presented in eˉlektron’s 2021 “Festival of Spooky Action at a Distance”

Posters and images from “A Certain Slant of Light” created by Allison Costa, Feli Navarro, and Siya Umlilo Ngcobo for eˉlektron.art’s “fruitful misunderstandings” 2021 residency “MANIFESTO” and performed at the 2021 “Festival for Spooky Action at a Distance”. Images courtesy of eˉlektron and the artists. (Please double click on images for more information.)



Performa 19: Unlimited Bodies

a seven-day interdisciplinary pedagogical experiment Unlimited Bodies final day Public Presentation at Performa 19’s Hub, November 2019. Photos by Paula Court.



Dancing with My Data: Dancing with My Self

uncovering my movement biases with motion capture

Dancing with My Data: Dancing with My Self, choreographed by Allison Costa and performed at Barnard College’s Senior Creative Thesis Dance Concert, March 2019. Photos by Jo Chiang.



Catalyst Abandoned

exploring systems of potential energyCatalyst Abandoned, choreographed by Allison Costa, Cobie Kinnish, Gabriel Sinclair, Jazmyn Carter, and Thalia Livingstone and performed at the Victorian College of the Arts Choreographic Process into Performance Presentation, May 2018. Photos by Kyle Ramboyong.



Barnard/Columbia Dances at Miller/New York Live Arts 

performances in works by Gabri Christa, Antonia Franceschi, Okwui Okpokwasili, David Dorfman, and Neta Pulvermacher

Photos by Julieta Cervantes and Jo Chiang. (Please double click on images for more information.)

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Allison Costa is a New York based multi-media artist whose practice is primarily focused at the intersection of dance and technology.  She enjoys working collaboratively and across forms to create unique pieces in the liminal space where creative conception, narrative heart, and multi-disciplinary practice come together. She is always interested in exploring new pathways and partnerships for creative experimentation. Calendar of Upcoming Events ︎︎︎