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Work in Process Showing: Stations of Black Loss by Alexandra Barbier
Alexandra Barbier during a work in process showing of Stations of Black Loss (photo by Todd Collins).
“Stations of Black Loss” is a 14-part, multidisciplinary, autobiographical work chronicling Alexandra Barbier’s journey to loving and embracing Blackness after having grown up in the Catholic Church and a predominantly white community in Louisiana.
Join us in Guzzetta Hall Studio 194, as part of the Rethinking Race series from The University of Akron, where choreographer Alexandra Barbier (Urbana, IL) will share I’ll Never Be Beyoncé, an excerpt from a brand new solo work in progress. Stations of Black Loss is a 14-part, multidisciplinary, autobiographical work chronicling her journey of loving and embracing Blackness after having grown up in the Catholic Church and a predominantly white community in Louisiana.
Alexandra Barbier (Urbana, IL) is an artist, educator, and performance maker whose practices emerge from dance, performance art, Blackness, and queerness. She promotes whimsy, humor, and playfulness while also inspiring critical thought and cultural/societal commentary and inquiry. Alexandra’s works have been presented through Of Moving Colors Contemporary Dance Company, the University of Utah, Deseret Experimental Opera, Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival, Great Salt Lake Fringe Fest, and Queer Spectra ArtsView more
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157 University Ave., Akron, OH 44325
Parking for audience members attending evening and weekend performances is free in the E.J. Thomas Hall deck when there is not an event in that venue. Handicap-accessible parking for audience members is available in all lots, including the residential surface lot across from Guzzetta Hall.