Time. Space. Universe(s) and the key connector being our souls and bodies as one or many. Dancing reflects our times and our ability to reimagine and reshape our reality. Though my life environment called for lack, I am deciding to respond in abundance. It's crucial we make our MOVEment matter. For me it starts within the soul and manifests in the body/being. -a dancer tales
Television series Lovecraft Country (2020) by Misha Green illuminates the In-Session theme of “call and response” by exploring Black intergenerational healing while combating the traumatic impact of white supremacy with the use of Black magic. We witness each character take Afro-futuristic journeys to remember, reclaim, and reimagine their identities at the intersections of Blackness, queerness, and spirituality. The text was selected because it amplifies Rodney and Jessica's yearning to embody and fight for Black liberation in our multidimensional universe through ancestral creative and spiritual practices.
Jessica Newman (she/her) is a Black woman mover and cultural bridge builder. At an early age, her experiences encouraged Jessica to interrogate the educational and economic inequities. Jessica focuses on workplace inclusion, racial healing, and advocacy in hopes to transform where and how we work for future generations.
Image description: Jessica proud Chicagoan, dancer, cultural bridge builder who aims to 'reimagine' how we move in everyday spaces. Here captured in a self-portrait in a pure moment of rediscovery of self, self-love, and self-worth. #Iam
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