Ephrat Asherie Dance Returns To ArtPower With A Series Of Virtual Events
Award-winning New York City-based b-girl, dancer, and choreographer, Ephrat Asherie, embarks on a virtual dance residency at ArtPower from October 27 through November 19, 2020.
Public events includes film screening of Everything Remains Raw: Hip Hop’s Folkloric Lineage, which traces the fundamental role African Americans have had in American popular dance. Director of the film Moncell Durden joins Asherie to discuss social dance and its physicality after the screening.
A film screening of Check Your Body At The Door and conversation with the film’s griot/guiding star Archie Burnett and Asherie about the golden decade of dancing.
Audiences are invited to participate in an intimate Conversation with Asherie and UC San Diego lecturer Grace Jun as they discuss Asherie’s life and works.
The fall 2020 residency concludes on November 19 with a work-in-progress showcase of Asherie’s latest work, UnderScored.
ArtPower at UC San Diego presents performing arts that engage, energize, and transform the diverse cultural life of the university and San Diego. Through vibrant, challenging, multi-disciplinary performances, ArtPower seeks to develop more empathetic students and community members who are better prepared to engage in the world around them through their participation in high-quality artistic, educational, and engagement programs that broaden thinking and awareness, deepen understanding, and encourage new dialogues across UC San Diego and the community.
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