Archive – Danspace Project

Kamau Ware: Blood Culture

Blood flows through the City and dries under our feet, feeding the ground we walk on. Similar to blood, memory is flowing, provides life, and is often lost. Blood culture considers the duality of blood and memory in layered urban… Read more

Judy Hussie-Taylor: Dancing Ground (excerpt)

By Judy Hussie-Taylor Danspace Project Executive Director and Chief Curator   Beginnings Where are we when we stand, sit, dance, or kneel at 10th Street & 2nd Avenue in the East Village? What is this land where so many have planted, prayed, grieved,… Read more

Platform 2018 Suggested Reading List

Dancing Platform Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance Suggested Reading List The following list is a reflection of Reggie Wilson’s research along with texts referenced by contributors throughout the catalogue. The catalogue is comprised of three sections: architecture, history,… Read more

Tatyana Tenenbaum in Conversation with Lydia Bell

I recently sat down with Tatyana Tenenbaum to discuss her Danspace Project commission, Untitled Work for Voice, which premieres at Danspace Project February 22-24, 2018. Tenenbaum comes to choreography by way of music composition, and uses musical theater as a… Read more

Platform 2018 Weekly Schedule

Dancing Platform Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance (Platform 2018) curated by Reggie Wilson February 28-March 24, 2018   Week 1 Wednesday, February 28, 5pm: Walking Tour #1: East Village with Cynthia Copeland Wednesday, February 28, 6:30pm: Platform 2018… Read more