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Suspending Time: nora chipaumire

Pentacle Dance Series

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
6:00 PM–8:00 PM

We cannot stop time, but we can inhabit it. Experience site-specific dance in the Rubin galleries by some of New York’s most inspiring choreographers, presented in partnership with the arts organization Pentacle.

On Wednesday, April 18, attend a performance from choreographer nora chipaumire at either 6:00 PM, 6:45 PM, or 7:30 PM.

Pentacle is a not-for-profit management support organization whose mission is to provide hands-on support to project-based choreographers and small dance companies, to help them further their artistic vision and strengthen the arts field. For over 40 years, Pentacle has served as a model for nonprofit administration, allowing artists to do what they do best—create art and engage with audiences.


About the Artist



Born in Mutare, Zimbabwe, and based in New York City, nora chipaumire uses her work to challenge and embrace stereotypes of the African black body. She seeks to question how status and power are experienced and presented, working within modes of portraiture, self-portraiture, and biography. She was awarded a 2015 Doris Duke Artist Award and is a three-time Bessie award winner. Chipaumire’s most recent performance work, “portrait of myself as my father” (2016) has toured in Africa, Europe, and the United States, and her debut film, “Afro Promo #1 King Lady” (2016, commissioned by Montclair State University), was featured in the 2017 New York African Film Festival. She is now developing a new work titled #PUNK %POP *NIGGA (2018), and is currently a fellow at the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) at the University of Cape Town.


Image Credit
Photography by Elsie Duvall

Please note the same performance is repeated in each of the three time slots. Tickets for each time slot are sold separately.


Tickets: $15.00

Member Tickets: $13.50

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