Jan 20 - Jan 26, 2020 (Birmingham, AL)

Wideman Davis Dance

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Wideman Davis Dance in Migratuse Ataraxia

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Theatre
1 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N,
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Migratuse Ataraxia is a multimedia dance performance that shifts the rules of representation in antebellum domestic spaces to memorialize the lives of enslaved individuals through movement, technology, visual installations, a curated meal, and community dialogue. Performers will lead audience members through a series of vignettes – each staged in a separate room – that de-territorializes each room and challenges notions of freedom and movement through racialized spaces.

Migratuse: Migrated, departed, to have gone away, having been changed, and the habitual patterns of moving from one place to another.
Ataraxia: Calmness or a peace of mind, emotional tranquility.