photography by Roland Baege
Esther Manon Siddiquie is an artist working through performance, family archives, writings and technology. Her works have been presented at the New Lab in Brooklyn, IAC, Tanzhaus NRW, the German Consulate General in New York, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Dance Umbrella Festival, The Place and Sadler’s Wells. She has received commissions by The German Center for Research and Innovation, University Alliance Ruhr and Ruhr Residence 2017. She was a 2018-2019 DAAD fellowship recipient and a 2017-2018 Foreign Exchange Scholar supported by the Ministry of Culture of NRW (MFKJKS) and is a recipient of the Charlotte Kirk Patrick Award. She is a guest artist with Gracef**l Collective and choreographer Charlotte Triebus. She holds a BA (Hons) from London Contemporary Dance School and an MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Siddiquie is an Artistic Associate at the School of Dance at University of the Arts Philadelphia where she curates a series of conversations with artists and scholars in the Uarts Love Café, a virtual gathering space that grew out of the urge to think collectively through the current moment.