7:00pm – 9:00pm
August 10, 2017
- $3 suggested donation, open to the public
- RSVP encouraged
The Afterlives of Slavery: Experimental Performance and the Specters of Race
In this session, work with dance theorist Thomas F. DeFrantz on the meanings and makings of dance in the contexts of global white privilege, coercion, and neocapitalist articulations of artistic freedom.
I am Black by Thomas F. DeFrantz
In The Wake: On Blackness and Being by Christina Sharpe
The Case of Blackness by Fred Moten
MELT Reading Groups provide an opportunity to gather socially to discuss critical issues that speak to the work and practices of contemporary dance and movement-based artists. The reading groups are free and are led by various writers, artists and seminal thinkers in our field. Each reading group is anchored by a text or texts made available in advance. Check the website for details and to download readings. RSVP encouraged, space is limited.
ASSISTIVE SERVICES: Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made two weeks in advance of the event by contacting Anna Adams Stark at [email protected] or 212.598.0551 (voice only).