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December 2021

We had an amazing adventure teaching and performing in Copenhagen last month, and are happy to be home! This month, we’ll have our fifth session with SJI’s Portal Project, shifting the focus of our conversation to the non-profit industrial complex, and reestablishing autonomy over the demands and resources that guide our movements. We’ll also sit…

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November 2021

At the close of October, our first piece as an embedded writer for Chicago Dancemakers Forum’s Production Residency appeared in the Performance Response Journal. Our response to Ivelisse Díaz’s in-progress performance Contra la Corriente took the form of an abstract poem, mirroring the structure of the work as it currently stands, and can be read…

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October 2021

In terms of this month’s community work, we’ll have our fourth session with SJI’s Portal Project, and will teach a virtual Linking Anti-Blackness & Anti-Immigration session to adult members of the Pilgrim Congregational Church of Oak Park on October 7th. On the academic side, we’ll join our friend Timmy Châu in a virtual talk on…

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September 2021

Our second and final piece for the Funambulist’s Correspondents series dropped at the end of August. The essay, “Forcing Black People to Interact with Police Is Itself State Violence,” examines the city of Chicago’s recent announcement that the westside cop academy—whose construction begins this fall—will include a Boys & Girls Club. Our piece locates this…

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