BlackLight is a performance ethnography project. We utilize the creativity and critical insight of a multigenerational group of women to reimagine the possibilities for living in under-resourced urban environments.
A video produced by Rutgers-Newark describing the work of the BlackLight Project in Newark, and the background of its founder, Dr. Aimee Cox. Dance, social justice, and the city. Love … Continue reading
Here are a series of photographs taken by BlackLight participants during rehearsals for Posing Beauty — a book and exhibition curated by Deborah Willis — which was performed at the … Continue reading
BlackLight is pleased to be a part of the CUNY Grad Center’s conference on Protest and Public Space coming-up next week on May 2nd and 3rd. Aimee Cox and Monica … Continue reading
Bed-Stuy basement house party Dancing alone in your living room & Da Club All wrapped up into one big ball of dancelovejoy at MOCO MOJO tomorrow from 6:45 – 8! … Continue reading
A Hot Mess! Pilates in a Heated Room We’re all a hot mess at some point. This unique Pilates class combines meditation and stretching in a heated room so we … Continue reading
MOCO MOJO dance is officially on the schedule of one of my favorite places in the whole wide world – Sacred Brooklyn! To say I am excited would be an … Continue reading
Connecting to the FREEDOM of the GET DOWN and the SWEET JOY of SURRENDER… Finding COMMUNITY on the dance floor… Dancing BODIES elevating SPIRIT… This is MOCO MOJO! And you … Continue reading
Incited by the case of the felony conviction of a young woman of color for sexting with her girlfriend in Oregon and participatory research on criminalization among 1,100 young people … Continue reading
BlackLight participant Tiffany leads the class in a warm up stretch.