Primary Scene: Brooklyn/New York
Anaïs Maviel is a vocalist, percussionist, composer, writer and community facilitator. Her work focuses on the function of music as essential to settling common grounds, addressing Relation, and creating utopian future. Involved at the crossroads of mediums – music, visual art, dance, theater and performance art – she has been an in-demand creative force for artists such as William Parker, Daria Faïn, Shelley Hirsh, César Alvarez, Steffani Jemison – to give a sense of her eclectic company. As a leader she is dedicated to substantial creations from solo to large ensembles, music direction of cross-disciplinary works, and to expanding the power of music as a healing & transformative act. She performs and teaches extensively in New York, throughout North, South & Central America, and Europe. Her solo debut hOULe, out on Gold Bolus Recordings, received international acclaim, and she is the 2019 recipient of the Van Lier Fellowship which supported her in further developping her composition language for voice and mixed ensemble, premiering new works at Roulette Intermedium in New York City.