Amanda Maraist is a movement deviser + improviser from the Texas Gulf Coast and is co-director of bim bom studios. She has performed with Khecari since 2015 and also works as Operations Assistant. She participates in collaborative processes with movers, musicians and artists; most recently with Khecari, Irene Hsiao, Ayako Kato / Art Union Humanscape and independently.
She imagines her movement work as both dance-making and also physicalized space-making towards supporting a holistic performance and movement community. through authentic movement practices and meticulously rendered improvisational scores, she engages in unwieldy processes with a do-it-together demeanor.