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Simone Johnsons performance piece emanate frames water as a source rather than a resource, emerging from her interest in water's history as a nourishing and healing force. Johnson invites others to experience elements of the creative process in a participatory workshop on May 26 where they will engage with movement material and investigate their own relationship to water, self, and other as source.
Building G | Studio G201, 2nd fl
5:00 PM reception | 6:00 PM performance
Simone Johnson is a Staten Island based collaborative movement and visual artist. She is currently exploring plant life, water and food sovereignty. Simone has a deep interest in exploring and developing experimental, collaborative, community-building and healing processes connected to community dance practice. She also aspires to one day be a nomadic, dancing, plant/fungi medicine making, desert sky gazing, mycelium growing, infused honey making, flower loving, cooking from scratch, fire tending farmer-seedkeeper.
Recent works include Soil and Seed performed at Movement for the People Dance Companys 2017 Winter Intensive Studio Showing, zero waste talismans: compost altar #3 presented at Trash Capsules: Archives of Illness, Food and Diaspora, a performance and visual art event curated by Kiera Bono and Alex Enzo Hope, and a number of works with cre-a-tion dance collective, including Global Water Dances, Eos and performing in the Apres Avant Garde Festival on the Staten Island Ferry and in front of the Whitehall Terminal, organized by the Dey de Dada Performance Art Collective.
Photo credit: Alyssa Rapp
Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C&G) (View)
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301
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