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Open Call: Sam Miller’s Book

Photo courtesy of the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University; image by Brendan Plake.

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

Cecil Taylor. Drawing by Ralph Lemon.

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

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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

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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)

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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

Tatyana Tenenbaum in Conversation with Lydia Bell

Tatyana Tenenbaum's "Untitled Work for Voice." Photo: Simon Courchel

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

Support the creation of new dance work!

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Give to the Creation Fund before January 1, 2018 and help us raise $18,000 for our 2017-18 commissioned artists. DONATE Thank you if you’ve already given a gift!  If you mailed us a check between November 27-December 4, we may… Read more