Both working across dance and visual arts contexts and frequent collaborators, SERAFINE1369 (who is Jamila Johnson-Small, a London born and based artist also known as Last Yearz Interesting Negro) and Fernanda Muñoz-Newsome join DRAF Curator Ned McConnell to talk about how they work with movement and dance.
How do bodies excavate movements, and do we archive movement?
SERAFINE1369 and Fernanda Muñoz-Newsome discuss how their approaches to these questions, what role translation plays in dance, and how to navigate proximity and intimacy—particularly in terms of a 'post-COVID' landscape.
Both have been invited to discuss their respective performance practices as part of their participation in DRAF Live Art Commissions, which will be realised in 2021. DRAF Live Art Commissions have been developed because performance in particular relies on social engagement and people coming together. DRAF wants to support artists working in this way now, when so many other projects, fees and residencies have been cancelled or postponed.
Jamila Johnson-Small / @SERAFINE1369
Fernanda Muñoz-Newsome / @lf_munoz_n
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