Power of the Black Feminine invites audiences to explore the lived experiences of black women and the many conflicts around beauty, image, power and liberation.
we free by Marguerite Hemmings is an “experimental dancehall” performance that celebrates the milennial generation’s take on liberation.
Boschimanne: living curiosities by KM Dance Project is inspired by the story of Sara “Saartjie” Baartman (Hottentot Venus) and the establishment of European ideas of black female sexuality.
Looking at a Broad by Rebecca Mwase is a layered choreo-poetic solo piece that explores the multiple oppressions, expectations and constructions of race, gender, and sexuality faced by black women.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and with support from the National Performance Network (NPN) Performance Residency Program and Community Fund. For more information: www.npnweb.org. This project is also supported by the Alternate ROOTS Artistic Assistance program made possible with support from Nathan Cummings Foundation, Ford Foundation, Surdna Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.