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Alt Title(s): Tavia Nyong'o
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on October 3, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Tavia Nyong'o, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of ac...
Alt Title(s): David Pleasant
Location: Interviewed on Mar. 14, 2005, as part of the Hemispheric Institute's 5th Encuentro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Synopsis: David Pleasant is a musical stylist who was raised in the Gullah/Geechee culture of Georgia (Sapelo Island, Darien/McIntosh County and Savannah). His work is driven by the wealth of African retention in Gullah culture, particularly juba, hand jive, pattin', rhappin' and shout, which have played a major role in the development of David's RiddimAthon!®, a performance and teaching method developed f...
Location: Performed in Montréal, Canada on June 22, 2014.
Synopsis: Ann Pellegrini teaches Performance Studies & Religious Studies at NYU, where she also directs the Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. Recent books include Secularisms (co-editor Janet Jakobsen) & 'You Can Tell Just By Looking' and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People (coauthors Michael Bronski & Michael Amico). She enjoys show tunes.Jess Dobkin is an artist whose work is presented at...