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Friday, June 16 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Black Touch: A Somatic Healing Space

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Black people need the medicine of our bodies. In a society that demonizes and hypersexualizes black bodies touching, we create a container for liberatory physical dialogue to bring connection, unity, and transformation. Participants will explore somatic techniques rooted in compassion and shared presence, releasing tension and recalling our innate worth and value as beings. Together we share the wisdom of our bodies to organize and heal, to affirm that we are not alone.

Presenters
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Angela Davis Johnson

Collective Member, The Hollerin Space
Angela Davis Johnson comes from generations of healers and creators. Informed by their wisdom, she creates paintings, installations, and performances to examine and archive the technologies of black folks. Merging art into a contemplative practice she embodies Live Dreaming - a p... Read More →
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nyx zierhut

nyx zierhut is a multiracial black genderqueer performance artist, choreographer, dancer, and poet. a creator of visceral aesthetic and political interventions, their praxis and survival are nourished by ritual, somatic healing, and contemplative movement traditions. nyx cultivat... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 12:45pm - 1:45pm
McGregor: Room L/M