Dance Dialogues: Kyle Abraham

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This event is part of Alternative LDIF20, a digital festival of international dance. This content will be available, free of charge, for 24 hours from the advertised start time. Want it longer? For a minimum donation of £10, you can purchase a Festival Pass, giving you unlimited access to all festival content until 11.59pm (BST) on Sunday 31 May 2020. https://serendipity-uk.com/event/alte…

Featuring archival footage from past conferences, Dance Dialogues presents the thinking and practices of dancers, choreographers and companies from the African and African Caribbean diaspora who have made a significant impact in shaping the international dance ecology.

This Dance Dialogue features Kyle Abraham’s keynote talk at the Blurring Boundaries: Urban Street Meets Contemporary Dance conference at LDIF15. Abraham shares his insight into how his early experiences shaped his dance career, alongside exploring the politics and nuances when presenting work as a Black choreographer.

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This event is part of Alternative LDIF, a digital festival of international dance. All events will be online and available to view for 24 hours from the listed start time.

If you would like to support Serendipity and LDIF, please consider making a donation in lieu of purchasing a ticket: paypal.me/AlternativeLDIF20

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