2155

“Ritual, Andromeda trapped in
her nappy edges, galaxies
between immovable thighs.” -I. Sims

I’ve been elated and challenged and witness to a group of performers interacting with the idea of Afrofuturism.

Recently I had the distinct pleasure of producing a show at Gay City Health Project in Seattle.  The show is called 2155: An exploration of Afrofuturism in Performance Art.

It has brought some of the fiercest brown performers in Seattle to one stage:

Boom Boom L’Roux
Dani Tirrell
Garfield Hillson

Jourdan Keith
Lowa de Boom Boom
LuluNation

Namii
Natasha Marin
Showlawnduh
Sin de la Rosa

Verbal Oasis

They built work around race, gender, sexuality, other-ness, and fierceness. As the show winds down I am filled with so much gratitude and humility. These folks trusted me enough to create a space for their work. That is the greatest honor any producer can have- holding space for greatness.

If you are in Seattle this weekend, come see the show!

Tickets available via The Stranger and our FB page.

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