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Creating and producing collaborations
across generations and geography.
 
Our work centers Black people, stories,
spaces, and visions.

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Our embodied methodologies for collaboration
-- including reading, writing, storytelling,
drawing, and dancing --
create vital and enduring connections
between people, places, and visions.

Image credits (top to bottom, left to right): Building a Better Fishtrap/From the River's Mouth at Starlight Park, The Bronx River, 2018 Image by Erik Carter | A’we deh ya (All of us are here) Sketch 321 - Salt/Cane/Womb, A film by Paloma McGregor | DWB 2017-18 Fellows Jasmine Hearn and Kayla Hamilton at we (been) here workshops at Gibney, 2017. Image by Erik Carter | DWB: Marjani Forté-Sanders and Leslie Parker at we (been) here workshops by members of skeleton architecture, co-produced by DWB at Gibney, 2017. Image by Erik Carter • Lacina Coulibaly at the Dancing While Black 10th Anniversary Culmination: HOW WE THRIVE Performance at BAAD!, May 2023 Image by Whitney Browne Photography. | Collaborate: 2015-16 DWB Fellow Candace Thompson-Zachery, Paloma McGregor, and DWB Journal Visual Curator Nontsikelelo Mutiti in conversation at the 1-54 FORUM New York: Butterfly Burning: Performativity and Aesthetics May 2019. Image © Brittany Buongiorno • Paloma McGregor facilitating Pittsfield Moves! as part of the 2023 Jacob’s Pillow Festival; Photo Becca Oviatt, courtesy of Jacob's Pillow | Fishtrap: Paloma McGregor in A’we deh ya at Loophole of Retreat as part of the 2022 Venice Biennale, Italy Image by Glorija • Building a Better Fishtrap/From the River's Mouth at Starlight park, The Bronx River, 2018 Image by Erik Carter.

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