MJR(Marbles Jumbo Radio) they/he is a dancer and visual artist born 1979, in Paterson New Jersey. 
They are currently based in New York.
Making works of performance, video, and installation- they often work in collaboration with other artists whose work and research inspires them.





danced like a verb, like an utterance..

MJR classically trained as a dancer and choreographer; their performance practice situates dance as a tool of agency within a politics of place, memory, and survival.
Their choreographic live performance and video 
works include “Dark” 2001, “Wintering” 2002, “Captain” 2008, and “Systems of Us” 2009 and were presented in New York at spaces including HERE, Dancespace Project, and Joyce SOHO. In LA, he presented works at REDCAT, Anatomy Riot, and LACE.



used, like a sound, like a fist, 

Recent, selected collaborative works, include Meg Wolfe’s “New Faithful Disco” 2014, Andrea Geyer’s  “Truly Spun Never” 2016, taisha paggett’s “Moutnain Fire Holding Still.” 2016, Johanna Breiding’s “We Love Our Parents, We Fear Snakes” 2015/16, or Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz’s “Moving Backwards” 2019 






like a tool.
contact calendar projects CV

2020

April 26     6pm        New York               Showing of new work in progress at Weis Acres Studio: http://www.cathyweis.org/weisacres/sundays-on-broadway/ POSTPONED

Feb 16 10-2pm
        17  2-6pm         Los Angeles          “Moving Backwards” performance at JOAN  http://joanlosangeles.org/

2019
                                
November 22-24     Venice, Italy         “Moving Backwards” Venice Biennal / Closing Performances and Boudry/Lorenz Catalogue Release
                                                                   https://www.e-flux.com/announcements/288904/pauline-boudry-renate-lorenzmoving-backward

October 30               New York             “Moving Backwards” performance and book launch at Swiss Institute:  
                                                                 https://www.swissinstitute.net/event/book-launch-moving-backwards-with-pauline-boudry-renate-lorenz-and-marbles-jumbo-radio/    
Mark