November 2022

We’re wrapping up our time at Yaddo after a productive three week residency in Saratoga Springs, upstate New York. We are so grateful for this space to write, move, and reflect on our piece World After This One, and feel amped to bring this project to its final stages in 2023 with the generous support…

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February 2022

In terms of last month’s updates: In addition to facilitating a staff retreat for Dissenters, our essay “Practicing Abolition, Creating Community” was made into a zine by Project NIA, with accompanying illustrations by Emma Li. Based on comments we made on a panel last summer, the goal of the essay is both to make the…

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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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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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