Surrounding Desire

Workshop with Anna Martine Whitehead
Saturday, October 26th, 2019—12:15pm

Participants of all practices are invited to engage in movement and imaginative research into quantum Black feminist futures.

Space is limited and registration is required. Please email school@gallerytpw.ca to sign up for this workshop.

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Biography

Anna Martine Whitehead does performance. She has been presented by venues including the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art; San José Museum of Art; Velocity Dance Center; Chicago Cultural Center; Links Hall; AUNTS; and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She has developed her craft working closely with Onye Ozuzu, Jefferson Pinder, taisha paggett, Every house has a door, Keith Hennessy, BodyCartography Project, Julien Prévieux, Jesse Hewit, and the Prison + Neighborhood Art Project, among others. She is the recipient of a 2019 Graham Foundation Award, 2018 3Arts Award, a 2018 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist Award, and was the inaugural Daring Dances Artist in Residence in 2018. Martine writes about blackness, queerness, and bodies in action for Art21 Magazine, C Magazine, frieze, Art Practical; and has contributed chapters to a range of publications including Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings (Oxford, 2017), Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements (Sobsercove, 2016), Platforms: Ten Years of Chances Dances (2016), and Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism (NYU, 2009). Martine is the author of TREASURE | My Black Rupture (Thread Makes Blanket, 2016). annamartine.com