Emma Cohen

...is a dance artist currently based in New York.

She also writes, edits, + works in archives, among other things. She has a B.A. in Art History from Haverford College.

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                                          Some Recent Writing


Sassy, Moody, Nasty
an exploration of dance on TikTok

The Cruel Optimism of Cheer
an analysis of the popular Netflix show

Parsing the Significance of a New Archive
an exploration of a newly released archive of Alvin Ailey photographs


Sex and Ghosts in an Empty Theateran interview with Anh Vo

Generating Solidarity, Even Through Screens
an interview with Megan Wright of the Dance Artists’ National Collective



Coming Undone and Becoming Again
a review of Jaamil Olawale Kosoko’s American Chameleon

Intimacy Made Public
a review of Gabrielle Revlock’s SEX TAPE


Ntozake Shange Expresses the Poetry of Black Dance a review of Dance We Do 

The Undying Book Review


Going Deep: Cunningham in Three Dimensions
a review of the new Cunningham film


Sussing Out (and Settling Into) Slowness
a reflection on a conversation between Okwui Okpokwasili,
Saidiya Hartman, Simone Leigh, and Tina Campt