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Interview

SPOTLIGHT: AKOIYA HARRIS

“At times we lend each other our sadness so that we can remember how to stand up. Carrying it all on our own will make us crumble. This ignited in me the desire to turn to community and start creating work through the support it offered me.”

SPOTLIGHT: NICOLE CARDONA

“I work in a highly collaborative process. I care very much about the perspectives that dancers and performers share and try to create dialogue around whatever concept we are working with…the intention is at the forefront of the piece.”

SPOTLIGHT: ZARA MARTINA LOPEZ

“I read, watched, contemplated, listened, talked-to, and asked a whole lot about birds. I explored movement from the idea of their locomotion and flight patterns; I went deep into the structure of feathers…” Read more about Zara Martina Lopez’s inspiration in this Spotlight Q&A!

RADICAL BLACK FEMME PROJECT

“The definitions of Radical, Black, and Femme are expansive and RBFP is committed to supporting the work of artists who embody those identities in powerfully different ways.”