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SHE WHO TELLS A STORY: An Evening of Performance Inspired by the Rawiya Collective
May 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday, May 21
Open Source Gallery
306 17th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Free with a suggested donation of $10
Rawiya Collective – the first Middle Eastern female photography collective – presents In Her Absence I Created Her Image, an exhibit for Open Source Gallery. In collaboration with Open Source Gallery, and inspired by Rawiya, THE CREATORS COLLECTIVE presents a series of performances from dance and theater artists at the gallery.
The works performed are either inspired by the photographs in the exhibit, the meaning of Rawiya which is “she who tells a story” or the Rawiya Collective’s goal of dispelling stereotypes to encourage a more compassionate and empathetic worldview.
Mimi Martin (spoken word)
Nasrene Haj (dance)
Nia and Ness (dance + poetry)
Rebecca Nodhurft (dance)
Samsam Yung (dance)
Sarah Traisman (theater)
Suku Dance Lab (dance)
This evening of performances is part of the fifth phase of our Collective Storytelling Program: a series of performances based in storytelling and identity.