Hi, we are Imani, Kaijo, Emma,

This is our dance; our songs, our poems, our practices, our lives, our explosions, our books, our homes, our minds, our dreams, our realities, our secrets, our stories, our truths, our journals, our videos, our thoughts, our memories, our experiences, 

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Gesture

Stillness

Slowness

Extremes

Echo 

Resonance

Reverberation 

Voyeurism

Aggression

Neglect

Proximity

Architecture

 Spectacle

Anti-Spectacle

Consistency

The Human Body

The Human Condition

Human Importance

The Universe

Chance Existence

Radical Empathy

Apocalypse

Avoidance

Abstraction

Confrontation

Screaming

 Manipulation 

Reorganization 

Unpredictability 

Subverting Expectations

Memory

Obscurity

Clarity

Searching

Examine

Our Questions

Where does dance go where there's no space for it? 

 

What does dance do when it's being pushed away?

 

How do we demand dance?

 

How do we demand space for dance?

 

What spaces can dance exist in?

 

How do we demand and create spaces for our neighbors, friends, families, dance, and ourselves? 

 

What is "making room for people"?

What is "making room for dance"?

What is "dance"?

 

What are the potentialities of dance?

How can dance making be more accessible?

How can dance be more accessible?

How can art making be more accessible?

Expectations of dancing or not dancing.

 

The political act of dancing or not dancing.

 

Dance as civil disobedience.

Questioning what "dance" is.

Questioning what it means to be "dancing".

Fear of not doing "enough".

Desiring Failure.

Showing yourself as a giant. 

Doing more by doing less.

Doing the labor of work until the work arrives.

Dance as a way to remember the things that happened before us. 

 

Dance as an exploration of vulnerability.

 

Dance as a tool to deconstruct existing constructs that do not ratify our existence or defend our lived experiences.

 

Exploring forms/modes of being, existing, and living, while also exploring the abstractions of gender, sexuality, self-identification, ourselves.

The implications of choosing who to watch.

Why do you look at what you look at?

"I'm sorry, I love art, but this seems ridiculous?"

Imani Butler
Please, if you have any questions, thoughts, comments, feel free to contact any or all of us!
Kaijo Caggins

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