“My beliefs vary greatly from my family. My father believes in himself and other men alike to be the provider. He taught my brother how to take care of the home and bought him a truck. I know he loves me, but he never taught me these things. Women are like objects in his world.
i smoke kali yuga kush when i hold, as kids are admonished by 9th ward mothers, i instructed, samoan and oakland balack “hold the weed in your lung you can’t just blow it out so fast” sat waiting exhale red tide on bad november days close cross boundary as veil punctures, then apart again upon
Annea Richardson from Murfreesboro, TN wants to know: “Why did you choose the career you are in? Are you happy with your choice, or not, and why?” COMMENT below and engage in an artistic research project with people from all over the country! Responses Via Facebook are copied here. Add your response in the comments
“In the past, and for the most part, I have had belief and trust in politicians. Although there will always be the idea that politicians are shady and self-motivated, they are the one’s with our hopes and needs in their hands. Sometimes I feel forced to trust them because they seem to be the only
“My parents both grew up in the midwest and then moved to California shortly before I was born. Growing up in school I was embarrassed for people to know that my parents were Republican. Thinking back now, there is something so wrong about that, in California Republican is ‘bad’ and Democrat is ‘good’. It is
Over the course of the past week, Project Highway HabitUS has covered a lot of ground. We flew from NYC to San Luis Obispo, California to work with the dancers at Cal Poly SLO only to return three days later, pack up the van, and set off for Kentucky.Our journey started off just the way we had
A few weeks back, we asked you, our trusted friends and supporters, to send us a question or two that you would like to ask your fellow Americans. We wanted to poll our audience to see what was interesting to those following this project. The response we got was wonderfully thoughtful and enthusiastic – thank you to
Tuesday, September 5 – Sumi Clements and Taryn Vander Hoop, Co-Founders of Summation Dance, officially announced Project Highway HabitUS, a multi-phased project aimed at studying how geography shapes ideology, both political and cultural. Habitus – a sociological system aimed at understanding why individuals perceive the world as they do, and how this, in turn, informs their
Any artist is not required or expected to give an information on the inspiration, meaning, or story behind a piece of art. But sometimes, the story is just too great to stay behind closed doors… And so, here we have it. A peak behind the inspiration to Summation’s latest and evening length work, At the Hour.
Colorado got some major Summation fever this month as Sumi traveled west to participate in Boulders Jazz Dance Workshop! This annual workshop is a pre-professional intensive comprised of professional dancers and choreographers active in dance communities from cities all around the country! And this intensive was jam PACKED full of dance activities! In just 2-5 weeks Sumi spent