“nora chipaumire has long been a kind of rock star of dance.”
Rock, reggae, Patti Smith and African dance collide.
In #PUNK, chipaumire embraces punk’s rejection of the status quo, and considers that there is no future, that the future is in the present. This energetic performance travels through decades, forms and musical styles.
Born in Zimbabwe and based in New York City, nora chipaumire has been challenging and embracing stereotypes of Africa and the Black performing body, art, and aesthetic for over a decade.
A playlist that has inspired the making of #PUNK.
Advice:Loud music and strong language
Language:Performed in English
Running time:50 mins
Co-produced by The Kitchen, Crossing the Line Festival and Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University. Supported by Leeds Dance Partnership.