created by Paloma McGregor
Sunday, June 21th @ 6:00 pm
Free | Open to the Public
Building a Better Fishtrap/Part 2 explores this ongoing project’s core themes – what do we take with us, leave behind and return to reclaim? – through installation-based performance.
About the Artist
Paloma McGregor is a choreographer, writer and organizer. She lives in Harlem. She has structured improvisation for a floating platform in the Bronx River and choreographed Afro-futuristic pop opera at The Kitchen. She is director of Angela’s Pulse which creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold new stories. She has been an AIR at NYU’s Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics this past year and developing an initiative entitled Dancing While Black. She will be developing Phase Two of her process based project “Building a Better Fishtrap.” She is first generation American from the Caribbean who has lived all over the U.S. She was originally a newspaper journalist who left a thriving career for the uncertainty of dance! She performed with Urban Bush Women for six years.
To learn more about Paloma, visit artistservices.bax.org/paloma-mcgregor.