Just wanted to share some things I have coming up in 2012. I’d love to have all of you join me in sharing new art and direction in these magical times of creativity. I am also available for spoken word events, college & university presentations and conferences. For more information on my work, visit my site: thesewatersrundeep.com
January 4th – 15th:
These Waters Run Deep, my bellycasting project and doula service, will be traveling with Ayiti Resurrect,a team of visionary artists, community builders, mental health specialists, and holistic healers with bloodlines in Haiti and the African Diaspora, working in collaboration with local Haitian organizations, to help address the psychological and spiritual healing of the survivors of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. I will be facilitating a mask-making workshop with participants there.
Friday, February 3rd:
Featuring new work with Anais Alonso & Lizzy Fox at the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture’s Good Coffee House
Wednesday, February 22nd, 7pm – 11pm:
THE WOMEN ON WEDNESDAYS ART AND CULTURE PROJECT 2012: THE NAKED EDITION is co produced by Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative, Ocean Ana Rising, Inc., and The Brecht Forum. Each Wednesday in the month of February will feature the phenomenal creative expressions of womyn of the African Diaspora in poetry/spoken word, dance, music, song, and theater arts. The series runs from February 8th until the 29th. For more details on the powerful womyn contributing to this event, check out: https://www.facebook.com/events/228313200576109/
I will be workshopping a 10 minute piece of a choreopoem, poetry and movement put together in play-form. It’s called – La Muerte y La Descarga (Death and Its Purge). It is a body of work that describes the violence against womyn of color’s body, from personal experience and calling in the spirits of ancestors who have been violated as a result of colonization and the African Holocaust. It speaks on sexual violence, racism, sexism, self-hatred and finally, the release.
April 11th – 24th:
Presenting “Hija de Mi Madre (My Mother’s Daughter) – The Effects of Racism and Sexism on Afro-Latina Identity” at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference in Boston, MA
April 15th – 22nd:
These Waters Run Deep Goes to Dominican Republic to launch its first international collection of birth stories for the video blog, “Dar Luz” (Give Light)
More dates to be added! Stay tuned 🙂