Archive of Amara Tabor-Smith

Old Versions of Yourself: Amara Tabor-Smith’s Tribute to Ed Mock by Anna Martine Whitehead

on June 20th, 2013 in Article, Dramaturgy In Dance, Mapping, Special Presentation by | No Comments

Old Versions of Yourself: Amara Tabor-Smith’s Tribute to Ed Mock  CRITICAL RESPONSE TO AMARA TABOR-SMITH’S HE MOVED SWIFTLY BUT GENTLY DOWN THE NOT TOO CROWDED STREET… by Anna Martine Whitehead – June 15 2013 I have been following the poet Dawn Lundy Martin’s featured blog posts on the Poetry Foundation website throughout the month. As in her…

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Blog Salon #3 “On Losing Hope and Falling Together” by Amara T. Smith

on December 6th, 2012 in Article, Blog Salon, Blogroll, Mapping by | 5 Comments

About 2 1/2 Years ago, I began a journey with Dancer Sherwood Chen that is now known as Headmistress. Our ongoing artistic collaboration really began as two lovers of house music wanting to take the chemistry we had late night on the dance floor at the People parties in Oakland…

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THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2011 – Call for Proposals

on January 20th, 2011 in Festival, Special Presentation by | No Comments

integrating our sexualities and sexual wants into our lived identities is becoming more and more necessary for many of us…and it is fucking hard. Sexually speaking, we are all at a strange and shape-shifting moment in our collective histories. Our lived choices are stillconstantly weighed in on by current trends in sexual self-expression, legislation, risk factors, gender-fucking, new drugs, new media, and a pervasive and very American push to know and answer to our selves, and therefore, we have some distinct questions on the table. So…THIS IS WHAT I WANT is back on the table too.. Submissions for THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2011 will be accepted Jan 17th through February 15th, and our decisions will be sent out by March 1st.

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TOO MUCH! A Queer Performance Marathon – LINE UP –

on January 18th, 2011 in Festival, Special Presentation by | 1 Comment

Too Much! strives to offers a temporal community in the borderlands of artistic contagion, exchange, friction, and tourism. Crashing the limits of neatly package identity-based events, Too Much! brings together artists and audiences on the basis of a shared appreciation of experimental, untried, queer art.

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