2016 Gathering: A Dialogue in Movement


A Dialogue in Movement with women artists of the African diaspora.

A gathering to catalyze a dialogue around experimentation and global black presence in diasporic women’s creative work, exploring how African diaspora dance arts mobilize feminisms, memory, and decolonizing pedagogies.

First edition: Duke University, April 2016.

Artists in Residency:

Léna Blou, Yanique Hume, Rujeko Dumbutshena, Jessi Knight.

Co-convened by:

Dasha A. Chapman, Thomas F. DeFrantz, Mario LaMothe, Ava Lavonne Vinessett