Sep
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

Speaking Engagement: Words*Rock* & Sword: A Festival Exploration Of Women's Lives‎

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Present Artist and Activist:  The Transformative Process Performances and Community Conversation


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Featured Artist
SpiritHouse NC 
Performing excerpts from Collective Sun Reshape the morning
SpiritHouse is a Black women-led cultural organizing tribe with a rich legacy of using art, culture, and media to support the empowerment and transformation of communities most impacted by racism, poverty, gender inequity, criminalization and incarceration. We are Black, cash poor, disabled, queer, and formerly incarcerated, grassroots organizers, artists, alchemists, strategists and healers. We are multi-generational, valuing the genius of Black youth and the lived experience and wisdom of our elders. We prioritize the leadership of the people at the center of the issue who are most impacted by systemic racism and oppression.

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Sep
24
12:00pm12:00pm

125th&Freedom: A Public Performance Ritual

Ebony Noelle Golden's 125th and Freedom is a public performance art project comprised of ten choreopoetic rituals staged along 125th Street between the Harlem and Hudson Rivers.  The piece venerates the radical legacies of The Underground Railroad, The Great Migration, and 125th Street to explore migration, gentrification, and creative emancipation in the wake of large scale political, economic, cultural displacement.  The performance seeks to collectively source tools and strategies for collective resistance and resilience that can withstand systemic oppression that is inextricably tied to living in a society that values "profit over people".  

Ebony Noelle Golden's 125th and Freedom is a public performance art project comprised of ten choreopoetic rituals staged along 125th Street between the Harlem and Hudson Rivers.  The piece venerates the radical legacies of The Underground Railroad, The Great Migration, and 125th Street to explore migration, gentrification, and creative emancipation in the wake of large scale political, economic, cultural displacement.  The performance seeks to collectively source tools and strategies for collective resistance and resilience that can withstand systemic oppression that is inextricably tied to living in a society that values "profit over people".  

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE:  https://125thandfreedom.eventbrite.com/

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Oct
10
6:30pm 6:30pm

Panel: Stories, Strategies and Practices with Movement Research

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Ebony Noelle Golden has been invited to discuss her current research interests and creative work during a Studies Project panel conversation.  She will speak about 125th & Freedom and creative emancipation.  

Organized by Lily Bo Shapiro and Stanley Gambucci and hosted by the Artists of Color Council, the Studies Project gathers together an intergenerational group of dance makers and performers to discuss their artistic practices and the practical realities that go hand in hand with them. Each bring a range of aesthetic and cultural lineages, career trajectories, and studio practices into the room. This conversation will hold each artist's individual experiences and knowledge of the field up as a crucial, shared resource.

A series of artist-instigated panel discussions, roundtables, performances and/or other formats that engage issues of aesthetics, philosophy and social politics relevant to the dance and performance community.

All Studies Project events are free and open to the public.

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Experiments in Creative Emancipation: A Curatorial Collaboration with Movement Research
Oct
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

Experiments in Creative Emancipation: A Curatorial Collaboration with Movement Research

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Curatorial Vision || Experiments in Creative Emancipation

Each season the AoCC at Movement Research invites a member of the community to curate three artists to participate in Movement Research at the Judson Church. The Fall 2017 / Winter 2018 curator is Ebony Noelle Golden, who has curated Audrey Elaine HailesJaimé Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts performing on October 16, 30, and November 30.

Audrey Elaine Hailes, Jaimé Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts make work that is challenging, thick, messy, purposeful, durational, muscular, textured, and requires full-bodied participation from the audience. This is the kind of art we need. Cheers to these bold and necessary artists for making work to challenges the times and sets a vision for emancipation in action.  

Read the full curatorial vision here. 

 

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Speaking Engagement: The Brooklyn Conference
Oct
20
10:00am10:00am

Speaking Engagement: The Brooklyn Conference

The inaugural Brooklyn Conference will take place on October 20 and 21, 2017. Born out of a political moment of profound urgency, the Conference will feature a wide ranging roster of artists, filmmakers, writers, and performers alongside CEOs, nonprofit leaders, activists and elected officials during two days of programming.

The first day of the conference, Friday Oct. 20th, will be devoted to keynotes, short dynamic talks, conversations, panels and performances to a live audience at the Museum. We expect an audience of 500, not including our global livestream viewers. The audience will be made up of changemakers, business leaders, writers and artists, community leaders.

The Brooklyn Conference is the culminating event of the Museum’s Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum, a year-long initiative in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. This momentous anniversary project was conceived as a museum-wide, transcultural, cross-collection takeover of exhibitions and programs that question tradition and propose new approaches to study, engagement, and material progress toward equity. Furthering our remarkably progressive history, the conference will examine the ecology of diverse practices and strategies, creating a rich and thought-provoking experience that explores the intersection between art and social justice.

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Experiments in Creative Emancipation: A Curatorial Collaboration with Bronx Academy of Art and Dance
Oct
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

Experiments in Creative Emancipation: A Curatorial Collaboration with Bronx Academy of Art and Dance

BDAC is excited to collaborate with BAAD!, Bronx Academy of Art and Dance, in our city-wide exploration of creative emancipation.  The one-night-only concert features work by BDAC's fall artists-in-residence, Audrey Elaine HailesJaimé Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts performing on October 21 as a component of the BlacTinX Performance Festival.

Curatorial Statement || Experiments in Creative Emancipation

Audrey Elaine Hailes, Jaimé Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts make work that is challenging, thick, messy, purposeful, durational, muscular, textured, and requires full-bodied participation from the audience. This is the kind of art we need. Cheers to these bold and necessary artists for making work to challenges the times and sets a vision for emancipation in action.  

Read the full curatorial vision here. 

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Oct
23
12:00pm12:00pm

Workshop+Lecture +Performance: Experiments in Creative Emancipation at Princeton University

Ebony Noelle Golden will facilitate a workshop and present an evening lecture on creative emancipation and the role of radical black performance traditions in conjuring movements for social transformation. Ebony will be joined by Audrey Hailes and Jaime Dzandu who will perform an excerpt from 125th & Freedom, her current performance project.  Golden was Invited by Princeton Arts Fellow, Cave Canem Fellow, and performer, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko. 

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Experiments in Creative Emancipation: A Curatorial Collaboration with Movement Research
Oct
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

Experiments in Creative Emancipation: A Curatorial Collaboration with Movement Research

Each season the AoCC at Movement Research invites a member of the community to curate three artists to participate in Movement Research at the Judson Church. The Fall 2017 / Winter 2018 curator is Ebony Noelle Golden, who has curated Audrey Elaine HailesJaimé Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts performing on October 16, 30, and November 30.

Curatorial Statement || Experiments in Creative Emancipation

Audrey Elaine Hailes, Jaimé Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts make work that is challenging, thick, messy, purposeful, durational, muscular, textured, and requires full-bodied participation from the audience. This is the kind of art we need. Cheers to these bold and necessary artists for making work to challenges the times and sets a vision for emancipation in action.  

Read the full curatorial vision here. 

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Experiments in Creative Emancipation: A Curatorial Collaboration with Movement Research
Nov
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Experiments in Creative Emancipation: A Curatorial Collaboration with Movement Research

Each season the AoCC at Movement Research invites a member of the community to curate three artists to participate in Movement Research at the Judson Church. The Fall 2017 / Winter 2018 curator is Ebony Noelle Golden, who has curated Audrey Elaine HailesJaimé Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts performing on October 16, 30, and November 30.

Curatorial Statement || Experiments in Creative Emancipation

Audrey Elaine Hailes, Jaimé Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts make work that is challenging, thick, messy, purposeful, durational, muscular, textured, and requires full-bodied participation from the audience. This is the kind of art we need. Cheers to these bold and necessary artists for making work to challenges the times and sets a vision for emancipation in action.  

Read the full curatorial vision here. 

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Sep
17
12:00pm12:00pm

125th&Freedom: A Public Performance Ritual

Ebony Noelle Golden's 125th and Freedom is a public performance art project comprised of ten choreopoetic rituals staged along 125th Street between the Harlem and Hudson Rivers.  The piece venerates the radical legacies of The Underground Railroad, The Great Migration, and 125th Street to explore migration, gentrification, and creative emancipation in the wake of large scale political, economic, cultural displacement.  The performance seeks to collectively source tools and strategies for collective resistance and resilience that can withstand systemic oppression that is inextricably tied to living in a society that values "profit over people".  

Ebony Noelle Golden's 125th and Freedom is a public performance art project comprised of ten choreopoetic rituals staged along 125th Street between the Harlem and Hudson Rivers.  The piece venerates the radical legacies of The Underground Railroad, The Great Migration, and 125th Street to explore migration, gentrification, and creative emancipation in the wake of large scale political, economic, cultural displacement.  The performance seeks to collectively source tools and strategies for collective resistance and resilience that can withstand systemic oppression that is inextricably tied to living in a society that values "profit over people".  

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE: https://125thandfreedom.eventbrite.com/

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Mar
17
to Apr 25

Fellowship Applications Open

Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative invites competitive applications for its Public Performance Art and Arts-in-Action fellowship program.  Conceived in 2009, BDAC’s fellowship program advances the brilliant work of artists, activists, and educators through real-world training in cultural strategy, community arts education, art administration, public performance, and cultural activism.  To date, BDAC has trained more than 500 practitioners, through its fellowship program and affiliate professional development offerings with collaborators and clients.

All are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, class, educational background, citizenship status, performance skills, ability, gender, sexual orientation, and religion.  BDAC is a no hate zone.  We are guided by womanism, racial justice, social justice, cultural wellness, collaboration, shared work, and responsibility. 

The Public Performance Art (PPA) Fellowship focuses on solo and collaborative street performance, ritual poetics, live art, theatre, and performance installation.  Fellows are expected to participate in a local convening, present a solo work-in-progress and perform in a collaborative public performance.  Twenty fellows will be accepted.  Course credit optional.

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Jan
8
6:30pm 6:30pm

Camille A. Brown Presents: The Gathering

Ebony Noelle Golden will co-facilitate The Gathering with Sydnie Mosley. Conceived by choreographer Camille A. Brown, The Gathering serves as an open forum for intergenerational black female artists to support one another and to advocate for greater cultural equity and acknowledgement in the contemporary dance world.  As trendsetters and pioneers who merit more widespread public recognition for their innovations, this evolving group of black choreographers will meet to examine the reasons for this precedent and to embark on a mission to make their work more broadly accessible and appreciated.

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