On March 3 & 4 Iris will be performing her recent Solo piece "Local/Not easy" at the Performing Lab at Reed College, Portland Oregon. This is part of her residency at the dance department at Reed as a guest professor for the Spring semester  2017. On the opening night there will be a postperformance Q& A talk


 On February 22nd Iris will give a talk at PSU about her choreographic work in the  context of living and creating in Israel. The talk was commisioned by Nina Spigel and was made possible in collaboration with the Judaic studies program at PSU and is funded by the Oregon  Jewish Museum', the MiddleEast studies center, and the school of theater and film at PSU.