Northwestern University

Dec
1
Fri 7:30 PM

Skin(s) - Performance by Rosy Simas Danse

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Skin(s) by Rosy Simas Danse

When: Friday, December 1, 2017
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM  

Where: Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, Upstairs Black Box Theatre, 1949 Campus Drive; 10-30 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free; public welcome.

Contact: Jill Mannor   847.467.3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR)

Category: Fine Arts

Description:

Skin(s) shares the beauty and diversity of how Native people identify and examine the contradictions, pride, joy, pain, and sorrow that arise out of our many dimensions of identity. The dance explores what we hold, reveal, and perceive through our skin.

Rosy Simas is a Minneapolis-based choreographer and teacher. She is Seneca from the Cattaraugus reservation in New York. Her work addresses how ancestry, homeland, culture, and history are stored in the body and can be expressed through dance.

Rosy Simas is a Fall 2017 Artist in Residence of Northwestern's Center for Native American and Indigenous Research and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.

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