is a multidisciplinary artist, vocalist, performer and filmmaker
based between Los Angeles and New York.
Her immersive multimedia works
have been presented in Germany, Italy,
the Republic of Georgia, and across the U.S.
Her work exists at the intersection of dance, film,
vocal music, audio and new technologies and draws upon
language in translation, the performance of femininity,
and the architecture of body and voice
and the dislocations therein.
Her ongoing research and performance in vocal music
and women's folk music traditions has taken her to
Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Turkey, and China.
Michelle has performed at venues such as MOCA,
Hammer Museum, Marciano Art Foundation, REDCAT,
LA Music Center, Rubin Museum of Art,
Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Park Avenue Armory.
Her work has received support from Foundation of
Contemporary Arts, Sundance, Center for Asian American
Media, Rauschenberg Foundation, California Arts Council,
New York Foundation for the Arts, and the
Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers.
She teaches embodied voice workshops
in the U.S. and internationally and works as director and choreographer for film, installation,
and music video with her collective Nü House.