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Performance:
Indigenous Choreographers: Performance & Talk Back

Thursday, April 19, 2012
79 p.m.

Location:

UCR Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts: 3834 Main Street Riverside, CA 92501 (951) 827-3755

Description:




DEPARTMENT OF DANCE

Indigenous Choreographers Residency 2012
Jack Gray • Rulan Tangen • Tanya Lukin Linklater

Performance and Talk Back  
New choreographic work by Jack Gray and Rulan Tangen, alongside an installation of dance video and photographic work by choreographer Tanya Lukin Linklater


Jack Gray is an independent freelance dance artist based in Auckland, New Zealand. He is currently a choreographer and dancer with Atamira Dance Company: Maori Contemporary Dance Theatre which he founded in 2000 and director of Jack Gray Dance 

Rulan Tangen is internationally accomplished dance artist and choreographer, and Founding Artistic Director and choreographer of DANCING EARTH Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations

Tanya Lukin Linklater is a contemporary artist whose work includes experimental choreography, performance art, installation, text, and video. Her work often engages with memory, history, the contemporary indigenous woman’s body, images of the Eskimo, and notions of cultural revitalization.
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Photo: Site Sight (2011) by Tanya Lukin Linklater  
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Tangen and Gray are the second set of “Indigenous Scholars in Residence” hosted by the California Center for Native Nations in 2012


Residency made possible with the generous support of the UC Riverside Chancellor’s Strategic Investment Fund Initiative Grant, California Center for Native Nations, Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs, Culver Arts Research Lab (CARL) residency program, Department of Dance, and Native American Student Programs.


Additional Information:

Open to:

General Public

Admission:

Free

Sponsor:

Dance Department

Contact:

Prof. Jacqueline Shea Murphy, UCR Department od Dance
(951) 827-3245
jshea@ucr.edu


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