Survive This!?: An Interactive Theatre Art Making Session
Artist, activist & teaching artist/facilitator dumeha Vernice thompson leads a workshop to create Protest-Performance Art and build community through theatre by interfacing with the visual art on exhibit at RESPOND.
With a life long learning commitment towards expanding + nurturing her own imagination as well as the imagination in all generations, dumeha sharpens her art + critical inquiry + play as a Teaching Artist and Facilitator. She endeavors to make theatre and all art increasingly interactive & participatory. Currently – she is a member of AMERICAN CANDY’s Creative Team; a co-founder of Rivers of Honey – a Womyn of Color Cabaret and developing an ‘olo’ performance piece.
This event is taking place 2pm, Sunday, Feb 15th, at Dumbo performance space and art gallery Smack Mellon, located at 92 Plymouth Street @ Washington, Brooklyn, NY 11201
“Smack Mellon is a nonprofit arts organization located in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Smack Mellon’s mission is to nurture and support emerging, under-recognized mid-career and women artists in the creation and exhibition of new work, by providing exhibition opportunities, studio workspace, and access to equipment and technical assistance for the realization of ambitious projects. We see ourselves as a vehicle whereby under-represented artists can create, explore and exhibit their creative ideas outside the concerns of the commercial art world, offering many artists the exposure and recognition they deserve.”
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