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Save the date! Gala 2019 honors Simone Forti & Okwui Okpokwasili

Save The Date: REBEL ANGELS MAY 7, 2019 Danspace’s 2019 Gala honors visionary artists Simone Forti and Okwui Okpokwasili, whose embodied grace and radical generosity inspire across generations. More info: http://www.danspaceproject.org/calendar/gala2019/

2018 Book Recommendations

As the year concludes, we’re sharing and celebrating some of our favorite recent releases! Judson Now: the catalogue from Danspace Project’s Platform 2012: Judson Now is back in stock and on sale for $20 + shipping til December 31 at… Read more

Open Call: Sam Miller’s Book

For the occasion of A Celebration of the Life of Sam Miller at Danspace Project on September 15, we’re asking absolutely everyone to share writing about Sam; thoughts, memories, poems, life changing Sam stuff…from the mundane to the magnificent. These memories will be included in an… Read more

Fred Moten: Amuse-bouche

Amuse-bouche From Platform 2015: Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets catalogue She said, you came to see human bodies tonight but this is “holy work and it’s dangerous not to know that ’cause you could die like an animal… Read more

Platform 2018 Slideshow #2

Photos from Bell & Water: a symposium, March 10, 2018 & A Shared Evening: Keely Garfield, Same As Sister, and Ni’Ja Whitson, March 15-17, 2018. All photos: Ian Douglas.

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