Charlotte Ray Janowski

Charlotte Janowski is a performance artist, costume designer, content creator, and project director. She is known for creating otherworldly masked performances working with dancers of all modalities. The work explores the use of masks as tools for shapeshifting awareness. The artist uses these sculpture-skins to facilitates the experience new personal narratives and re-births. The masks represent Psychopomps, anthropomorphic beings. They are protective guardians; like presiding deities; who form a barrier for the dancers psychic exploration. The masks are the performance-art version of the Rorschach test. Charlotte is currently living and studying Bharatanatyam; Indian Classical Dance choreography in Boulder, CO under her guru Laurissa Vibhuti of the Balasaraswati Lineage.