Take an engaging look into the choreographic process of Native feminist artist Rosy Simas (Seneca). Learn how Simas’ practice of deep listening shapes movement, sound, and images for her work, and join in the conversation about art created through a Native lens. Tickets are free and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Presented by Intercultural Journeys and the Leeway Foundation, with support from the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery. RSVP and get tickets here.
This event is a part of Weave, which performs in Philadelphia on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9. For tickets and information: interculturaljourneys.org/weave
Rosy Simas (Seneca) is the Director of Rosy Simas Danse based in Minneapolis. Simas is the recipient of a Creative Arts Fellowship for Choreography from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, a McKnight Fellowship for Choreographers from the McKnight Foundation, and a Joyce Award from The Joyce Foundation. Simas has been honored by the Native community with a Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Fellowship; a First Peoples Fund Fellowship; and residencies at the Banff Centre Indigenous Arts Program, All My Relations Arts, Full Circle’s Talking Stick Festival, and the Institute of American Indian Arts’ Museum of Contemporary Native Arts. Simas has had solo exhibitions of her visual artwork at Abrons Arts Center in New York City, Edge Center for the Arts in Big Fork, Gimaajii-Mino-Bimaadizimin in Duluth, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, and All My Relations Arts in Minneapolis. She also recently co-edited the first Native issue of Movement Research Performance Journal.