Soo Vac, Minneapolis, MN. May 2019
Shared show with Heid E. Erdrich
Film, textiles, sculpture, discourse, work.
Simas and Erdrich in residence for 25 days at Soo Vac will create a parallel and intersecting installation ignited by family history, sovereignty, identity, and land.
Slideshow images from Simas’ set design for Weave, textiles, family, and films composed to the sound scores of Simas’ longtime collaborator composer François Richomme.
Seneca Women and Haudenosaunee Homelands: Living Memory and Movements
Co-presented by Abrons Art Center and Gibney Dance. A part of American Realness, New York City, January 2018
Weaving images, text, sound, and movement, Seneca Women and Haudenosaunee Homelands: Living Memory and Movements situates the choreography of Haudenosaunee womanist dancemaker, Rosy Simas, within larger multigenerational familial and tribal Seneca histories and contemporary struggles around land and sovereignty.
All My Relations: A Seneca History
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Chicago
September 2014-September 2015
A companion exhibit to the dance We Wait In The Darkness, this contemporary and historical exhibit gave audiences members a more in-depth experience of Simas' dance work through visuals collected by and created by Simas.