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Artist, Educator, and Organizer

Marjani Forté-Saundersis

Marjani Forté-Saundersis an artist, educator, and organizer. She is a 2020 recipient of the Foundation of Contemporary Arts Grants for Artists Award and an inaugural fellow of the UBW Choreographic Center, the Jerome Hill Artist, and DanceUSA Fellowship. Marjani is a two-timePrincess Grace Foundation awardee and a three-timeBessie Award winner for her latest work Memoirs of a… Unicorn(now touring internationally) and as part of the collective Skeleton Architecture. Marjanicollaborates with husband and composer Everett Asis Saunders as 7NMS|, also founding directors of the emerging platform ART & POWER. Humbly, she defines her work by its lineage stemming from culturally rich, vibrant, historic, loving, irreverent conjurers!