Brittany Engel-Adams

New Media Artist


Brittany Engel-Adams is a new media artist working at the intersection of dance and technology. Typically, her work is live, and uses online data, and software to consider urgent questions that might challenge our humanity in the 21st century. Ranging from climate change, to the rise of new disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence. In the coming decades, the twin revolutions of bio-tech and info-tech, merge into a singular scientific tsunami, this could undermine our conception of humanity, and shake the humanist foundation of modernist civilization. Brittany holds a Master's degree from The University of the Arts' School of Dance Program – at The (ICI) Institute Chorégraphique International – CCN Montpellier – Occitanie / Pyrénées Méditerranée (FR). Her work has been presented at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Paris Pantin (FR), Symphony Space – New York (NY), Rutgers University – New Brunswick (NJ), The Guggenheim Museum’s Works & Process – New York (NY), Movement Research Performance Journal / (Issue 55), The New Media Caucus at Virginia Tech – Blacksburg (VA) – among other venues. Brittany performed with Yvonne Rainer, Annie-B Parson, Donna Uchizono, Lars Jan’s ‘Early Morning Opera’, Pam Tanowitz – among others. Brittany performed across disciplines for projects like ‘Sleep No More’, she is a co-star in the HBO television series ‘Boardwalk Empire’. Engel-Adams served on the faculty at New York University (NY), Bates College (ME), Rutgers University (NJ), Brooklyn Ballet (NY), Broadway Dance Center (NY), Dreyfoos School of the Arts (FL), Studio Naim (IL), Joffrey Ballet (NY), Steps on Broadway (NY). Brittany is a 2023 Harvestworks New Works Residency Awardee.