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I am an Asian American experimental filmmaker who incorporates still and moving images with body movement to create hybrid performance installations. My work combines found footage with first person interviews, props, and audience participation to explore identity, psychology, and American culture. I am interested in the formal relationship between video editing, sound, and movement, which results in various narrative possibilities and ways of experiencing time passing. 

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The Grind

Emma has studied with Alvin Ailey, Mark Morris, Paul Taylor, Jennifer Muller the Works and Broadway Dance Center. She was a company member with eSKay Arts Collective for two years and has worked with Mike Esperanza, Nijaawon Matthews, BAVA Dance Company, Alison Cook Beatty Dance, AZUL Dance Theater, Artists by Any Other Name and Patmon Dance Project. She has also performed at Friday Nights Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Brooklyn Bazaar, Green Space, Bryant Park Contemporary Dance, Dance Educators Concert (NYC DOE ), Launch V, Triskelion Arts Summerfest, Small Plates Festival, RAW Artists...

External Validation

Dance Camera West Film Festival | Award Finalist 2023


Portland Dance Film Fest 2020 |Stay at Home Screendance


Dance on Camera Film Festival, Lincoln Center 2020 #mydancefilm winner


Triskelion Arts Theater online zine 2020 | Featured artist


Dance Magazine 2019 | November Video of the Month Winner

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