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mayfield brooks

mayfield brooks (usa) improvises while black, and is currently based in brooklyn, new york. mayfield also works as an artist scholar, cultural worker, farmer & movement-based performance artist. mayfield studied contemporary dance at the school for new dance (sndo) in amsterdam, moving on centre in oakland, ca, and holds two master degrees in performance; investigates “the body” as a questionable conceptual construct & is most curious about intersectional politics, cultural organizing, gender fuck, ancestral memory, the afterlife of slavery, and dance improvisation in interstitial spaces. mayfield is currently a 2017 artist in residence at movement research in new york city.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Past Classes & Events

MELT Reading Group

July 23, 2018

Movement Research at the Judson Church

May 14, 2018

Rupture: Improvising In the Break

June 09, 2016