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Decolonising Environmentalism : Watching The Channel

Artist/Author: Ama Josephine Budge | Editor: Mike Pope, Noëlie Audi-Dor, Amit Singh | Reference: A0921 | Type: Article

Article from Consented Issue 9 : Environment

FUTURERITUAL Film night

Digital Reference: EF5378 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.

Black Performance Theory

Editor: Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez | Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5 | Type: Publication

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices

Editor: Adesola Akinleye | Reference: P3775 | ISBN: 978-3-319-70313-8 | Type: Publication

Bringing together the voices of dance-artists, scholars, teachers and choreographers, the book looks at a range of performing arts from dancehall to ballet, providing valuable insights into dance theory, performance, pedagogy, identity and culture. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Black and Blur

Artist/Author: Fred Moten | Reference: P3757 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-7016-1 | Type: Publication

The first volume in the trilogy consent not to be a single being engages in a capacious consideration of the place and force of blackness in African diaspora arts, politics, and life.

salt.

Artist/Author: Selina Thompson | Reference: P3667 | ISBN: 9780571352265 | Type: Publication

In 2016, two artists embarked a cargo ship and retraced a route of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle – Europe, Africa, the Caribbean – all the while contemplating the notion of home. Both real and imagined, it was a journey to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, propelled by questions and grief; a journey backwards in order to go forwards, a diaspora. This show is what they brought back.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Demi-plié bubble shuffle

Artist/Author: Hilary Carty | Reference: A0819 | Type: Article

About a conference on black dance, from the conference chair.

Black Attitudes

Artist/Author: David Henshaw | Reference: A0803 | Type: Article

On Les Ballets Africains, Adzido, Phoenix and Irie! at Sadler's Wells, Autumn 1990.