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The Porch: A Studio Dialogue with Nia Love and Fred Moten

November 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Organizer: Bryn Mawr College

Where: Virtual

BRYN MAWR COLLEGE DANCE PROGRAM PRESENTS THE PORCH: A STUDIO DIALOGUE WITH NIA LOVE AND FRED MOTEN

Love and Moten to engage in theoretical call and response as part of Nia Love: Centering Critical Blackness residency

The Bryn Mawr College Dance Program presents dancer and choreographer Nia Love and poet and critic Fred Moten in an embodied, textual, and theoretical dialogue at the intersections of their expansive work in abolition, fugitivity, and black radical traditions, hosted and curated by Assistant Professor in Dance Lela Aisha Jones.

Described as a “glitch in the matrix” by Love, and in true “shoot the ish” form, these celebrated artists/scholars/critics/theorists will move through interdisciplinary call and response in poetry, movement, and lyricism. Host and curator Jones notes, “This event aims to transport us to a time where folks still sit on multimodal porches to bask in the awe of collective brilliance that emerges from dismantling formalities and engaging in blackness uncaptured.”

The Porch is part of the Nia Love: Centering Critical Blackness residency in the Bryn Mawr College Dance Program which received major support from the 360° Program and is in collaboration with the Performing Arts Series and the Mary Flexner Lectureship, which presents Moten in a series of lectures on Wednesdays, Oct. 28, Nov. 11, and Nov. 18.

Free and open to the public. Reservations are required at https://brynmawr.wufoo.com/forms/the-porchstudio-dialogue-w-nia-love-fred-moten/. For more information, email reservations@brynmawr.edu or call 610-526-5300.

Learn more about Nia Love and Fred Moten and register for the Flexner Lectures.