A rock and clap.
A Djembe slap.
An essence and a vibe
and you can't help
but get up and move.
How do we create and share Black music and dance without a stage, in a virtual environment?
We have to reimagine.
Join IU's African American Arts Institute (AAAI) directors and students for a conversation and look inside the process of creating performances about Black expression and resilience during pandemics.
Stafford C. Berry Jr., African American Dance Company Director
James Strong, IU Soul Revue Director
Raymond Wise, Ph.D., African American Choral Ensemble Director
Moderated by Maria Hamilton Abegunde, Ph.D., professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies.
"Reimagining Potpourri" is a virtual performance experience—featuring the African American Choral Ensemble, African American Dance Company, and IU Soul Revue—available to view February 24th through March 24th on the AAAI website.