Donna Miranda is a choreographer and critic based in the Philippines. In 2000, she co-founded Green Papaya Art Projects, an experimental platform for multidisciplinary art practice in Manila. Currently, she is making work that delimits the notion of the choreographic through critical engagement with the institutions of art. Miranda is a high-school art teacher and publishes critical texts on Philippine dance and visual arts.
Donna Miranda (ed.), Working Artists Group, (Manila: Green Papaya Art Projects, 2012) at the Philippines Bureau of Customs, 2013. Photo: Courtesy Donna Miranda
When art and officialdom collide, the results can be frustrating but also revealing. Choreographer and critic Donna Miranda tracks the fate of Working Artist Group, a portfolio held up in customs en route to Manila. More