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Wild Project presents
International Human Rights Art Festival
Movement of the People Dance Company & Oxana Chi
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 6:30PM

Wild Project
195 East 3rd Street
New York, NY 10009
Between Ave A & B
F train to 2nd Ave, 24 hour parking garage located on Essex (Ave A) just south of Houston


November 12-18

Tickets: $20

Full week pass $50. Click HERE


The International Human Rights Art Festival is thrilled to announce its 2018 Festival, co-produced by and held at the Wild Project, from November 12-18, 2018. The Festival will comprise 30 events and 100+ artists, presenting advocacy performances and art which bring together beauty, sincerity, vulnerability and engagement to open a space for healing, discussion and social change.

Saturday Evening Special $30: 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm shows, 25% off for both. Click HERE

MOVEMENT OF THE PEOPLE DANCE COMPANY (dance; 25 minutes)
Hair Ties is a multidisciplinary, dance-theater piece inspired by America's fear of Black power and beauty. Inspired by the Tignon Laws of the 1800s, this evocative work is a celebration of Black beauty, creativity, and ingenuity in the face of perpetual oppression. Collaboration with Evelyn Green (videographer), Amina Henry (wordsmith) and Hair Ties interviewee's.
Founded in 2005 by Bessie Award winning choreographer, Joya Powell, Movement of the People Dance Company has performed at BAM, Lincoln Center, SummerStage, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, La Mama, Gibney Dance, The FLEA Theater, BAAD! and many others. Awards and recognition include: EtM Choreographers + Composers Residency, Women in Motion Fellowship, Dancing While Black Fellowship. www.movementofthepeopledance.com

OXANA CHI (dance; 25 minutes)
Psyche (excerpts): In this choreographic trilogy exploring Chi's body memory, the dancer dives deeper and deeper into her inner self, to discover her own humanity/womanity…
Oxana Chi is an Afro-German choreographer, dancer, filmmaker, curator and publisher based in NYC since 2015. As the Founder and Choreographer of Oxana Chi & Ensemble Xinren since 1991, she produced 18 including two commissioned works for the Humboldt-University, Berlin. She developed her own style: a transcultural fusion blending Western African, Egyptian, South East Asian and European traditional and contemporary techniques. She toured at theaters, universities and festivals in France, India, Finland, UK, Indonesia, Germany, Taiwan, Martinique, Turkey, Ghana, Singapore and Australia. In NYC, she has appeared at NYU Jack Crystal Theater, MR@Judson Church, Dixon Place, CUNY, BAAD!, LaMaMa, LAVA Dance, WOW Café Theatre, University Settlement. Chi has received various international awards and grants, most recently the Abrons Arts Center AIRspace Grant for Performing Artists. She was honored as an Ambassador of Peace at the DOSHIMA 2016 in Jakarta and featured in the Dance Enthusiast's A to Z of "People Who Power the Dance World". www.oxanachi.de


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