Kinlaw is a composer, choreographer and artist focusing on empathic potential and agency developed by performance. Known for both solo works and performances with as many as two-hundred performers, she studies themes of power, retentive memory, trauma and connection, resisting corporeal jurisdiction and the ways sociopolitics infringe upon our bodies. Her work has been featured throughout New York City in institutions like MoMA, MoMA PS1, Pioneer Works, Mana Contemporary, National Sawdust and Knockdown Center as well as throughout Europe. Kinlaw has been written about in The New York Times, Art In America, Huffington Post, Art Forum and Pitchfork, amongst others.
Kinlaw recently completed an artist in residence program and project commission at MoMA PS1 where she developed her full-length composition and choreography, Unboxing The Compass, Bending The Axis. She is writing her first solo record to be released this year on Bayonet.