self – un – contained | Performative lecture by nora chipaumire
Where: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
61 W. 62nd St.
212-875-5000 Price: Free
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A “rock star of downtown dance” (Dance Magazine), the Zimbabwean-born, Brooklyn-based choreographer nora chipaumire uses her choreography to challenge and embrace stereotypes of Africa and the black performing body.
With self-un-contained, chipaumire will continue her investigation into portraiture and self-portraiture, focusing on the representation of black identities in a digital Snapchat world. Taking the form of an impromptu digital broadcast, a glamorous fashion runway, and a pamphlet in movement, this performance will demonstrate Africans’ strong abilities to proclaim life and liberty and to pursue happiness with their swag.