July 22- 31, 2016
You, Me, We –
Understanding Internalized Racial Oppression and How it Manifests in Our Artistic Community
Application Opens February 5
After moving our Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) to New Orleans in response to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, UBW is coming home to Brooklyn! July 22 – 31, 2016. UBW often uses the movement metaphor of Core & Distal to talk about our dance practice as well as our community engagement practice. As we teach in our Entering, Building and Exiting Community (EBX) workshop, engaging our core—our own bodies, identities and communities—is essential for maintaining clarity and stability as we engage the distal—other bodies, identities and communities. This return to Brooklyn signals an opportunity for us at UBW to strengthen and re-engage our core arts community of NYC.
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