Its in-betweenness, like the liminal space of “not me…not not me,” grants us the ability to be in two places at once.
JOURNALS FROM THE DEAD: A week inside the process of Heather Christian’s Animal Wisdom as told by musician / actor / filmmaker, Maya Sharpe
Animal metaphors are used to inspire and describe the texture of the words and atmosphere.
The moment it becomes legible, it becomes something else.
These works imagined utopias that challenge our assumptions about the limits of what we accept as reality.
She mourns and then she is fully present, looking right through you, dancing with abandon.
This is that Marco Polo shit, I realized. This city, we’ve inherited it. We’re in it. And I didn’t think anybody else besides Sam would care with the fervor that I did.
Dancing with Ghosts: Trajal Harrell’s Becoming/Chanelling/Voguing Kazuo Ohno/Tatsumi Hijikata/Antonia Merce
A new way of being, a new world emerges, one of infinite possibility, as the current one is upended.
When one goes to the beach, does one lie on the sand and watch the water? Or does one wade in until they can barely reach the bottom?
Someday, if the Earth survives this oligarchy’s drive to suck the life out of her and us, historians, archivists, and survivors will share stories of the work being made in “this era.” 1 Panel & 2 shows.
In my early playwriting days, back when the majority of play submission opportunities had to be printed and mailed, it used to be very common to come across a submission guideline such as this one: “All submitted plays must be formatted according to accepted industry standards.”
Rupture This: Artists Co-Creating Real Equity, Create NYC, Eiko, The Bureau for the Future of Choreography
2 workshops, 2 shows – White Organizational Cultures, Equity, Eiko and the Senate
We had already been rehearsing for 6 months without having seen a contract. Our preview period was to begin in less than three weeks, design was beginning to be incorporated, and everyone was very, very busy. This show was shaping up to be the first episode