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Kweku Bransah performs “The Art of Making Dances {Not About Ferguson}”, a dance choreographed by Robin Prichard. The performance engages with U.S. history and the present climate of anti-Black violence through dance.

Bransah Performs Black Lives Matter-Inspired Choreography

September 29, 2017

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of anti-Black violence. In Warner Main Space, dancer Kweku Bransah took the stage with a noose around his neck, wearing a suit and one clown shoe, to perform Robin Prichard’s “The Art of Making Dances {Not About Ferguson},” a dance interpretation of his narrative as an African American man in today’s political climate. While the piece was performed for Oberlin students and faculty on Tuesday, it has existed for some time. The dance was cho...

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