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.

This workshop includes an original sound installation conceived and created by Sofía Córdova.

Space is limited and registration is required. Please email to sign up for this workshop.

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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).