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.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Program 3–4 pm, Reception 4–5 pm
Dance: Catalyst for Social Change
Black Light Project produced in partnership with New Jersey Performing Arts, Rutgers-Newark and Newark Public Schools.
Speaker: Aimee Cox, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of African American and African Studies at Rutgers-Newark
Pre-registration required, call 973.596.6550.
The BlackLight Project Founder and Creative Director, Aimee Cox will frame this participatory workshop with a brief talk on the artistic activist work of the project and its grounding in Diasporic African cultural traditions. Her students will perform some of their recent work as they encourage the audience to move and express their own sense of community, history and personal identity through dance.