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March 7, 2020
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Courtesan with a Bird

Artist/maker unknown. Portrait of a Courtesan with a Bird, Reverse painting on glass made in the Deccan Region or in Gujarat, India, 19th century.

March 1, 2020
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bridge to paradise

View this post on Instagram #biodance: bridge to paradise, in conjunction with @judithschaechter’s stained glass art exhibition at the @magrochester ? directed by @missypfohlsmith, media projection by w michelle harris, new score by peiyao wang. this particular dance was performed … Continue reading

February 28, 2020
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choreographing a piece about micro-aggressions

View this post on Instagram taught @my.marikoyamada’s ‘dance performance and collaboration’ class today at @nazarethcollege. i talked about #TheInjuredBody: a #film about #racism in america, showed students clips from interviews. i explained #microaggressions, double consciousness and franz fanon’s work on … Continue reading