“Double consciousness is knowing the particularity of the white world in the face of its enforced claim to universality… Double consciousness, in other words, is knowing a lie while living its contradiction.” – Biko Maura ruminates on white privilege and the mythology of the neutral body.
Maura talks to Maria about her upcoming premiere of “dying and dying and dying” at Gibney Dance Center this week.
Several times, misdirected/redirected, freezing and running in white-out conditions, I wondered why bother at all. But, sometimes it’s all you can do to just show up… 2 American Realness Discourse Talks, 2 Works-in-progress, 1 tight bit o’ dance.
luciana achugar curates Naomi Elena Ramirez & Oren Barnoy, Cynthia Oliver curates Lela Aisha Jones & Leslie Cuyjet – the sum of doubling double pluses is manifold.
Gina Gibney is a builder and a visionary. From 890 down to 280 Broadway, her centers are offering dancers of a wide range of practices space to meet, move and make. So, it is no surprise that her ability to organize on the mark – with great precision and expansive vision – consistently and persistently translates choreographically.
You had to be there, but if you weren’t… make it a point next time to get yourself seated at his feet and revere in his splendor. areyouready?
Everyone deserves equal access to a full, vibrant creative life, which is essential to a healthy and democratic society. – from Americans for the Arts: Statement on Cultural Equity On Saturday evening, as part of Bridging: A French-American Dialogue on Diversity and Inclusion in
French choreographer and breakdance world champion Anne Nguyen‘s Autarcie (…), presented by the Crossing the Line Festival and Dancing in the Streets at Gibney Dance Center from September 29 to October 1, 2016, is rooted in hip-hop but aims to open a new space within
Marjani Forté’s “being Here…/this time” at Gibney Dance
The choice to see Dance Performance (according to my experience of Gibney Dance Center’s artist-curated split bill series “DoublePlus”)
“What I do in my life, what I have done and why, is fundamental-seeming, too.”
Lighting designer Elliot Jenotopoulos in conversation with Alexandra Pinel.
A candid conversation on performing while black and male. With Germaul Barnes, Whitney Hunter, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste & Andre Zachery.