Mimi Goese has been pursuing divergent aspects of the arts since 1984. Trained as a dancer, Mimi has worked in Butoh dance, performance art, theater, film and music. Musical pursuits have included the seminal art band, "Hugo Largo" and the solo project, "Mimi," as well as collaborations with composers A. Leroy, Moby, Hahn Rowe, Porl Thompson (of the band "The Cure"), and most recently, Ben Neill. Soundtrack works include the experimental films "Anemone Me" (directed by Suzan-Lori Parks), "Dreaming Out Loud" by Jo Andres, a song in the documentary "Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell" and a Moby collaboration in HBO's television show "The Sopranos".
Mimi Goese and Ben Neill released their collaboration, "Songs for Persephone" on Ramseur Records in September of 2011.