Nikesha Breeze, Miles Tokunow, and MK discuss their piece “Stages of Tectonic Blackness,” performed in the Sandia Mountains outside of Albuquerque and in Blackdom, NM, which posits that a resting Black body on the earth is a radical act.
Zaccho Dance Theatre artists Veronica Blair, Ciarra D’Onofrio, Suzanne Gallo, Saharla Vetsch, and Helen Wicks share how their upcoming aerial dance performance of “Love, a state of grace” at Grace Cathdral in San Francisco is a study of surrender, as well as how the apparatuses they dance on augment the meditative quality of the work.
Young Mook Choi and Nanyoung Sim of Light Sound Friends, an organization in South Korea that supports dancers with disabilities, share their myriad programs that are changing the landscape of disability dance in South Korea.
Natalie Nayun, a dancer, teacher, and the founder of Pomegranate Garden Dance, shares more about the dances of Central Asia including Persian, Afghan, Tajik, and Uzbek dance, and how her online platform has increased access to study these dance styles.
Tigress Osborn, a dancer and fat activist currently based in Phoenix, AZ, describes how fat visibility is a key component driving her work.