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DROMP at Danspace Project

February 6, 2014 at 8pm to February 8, 2014 at 10pm
Food For Thought: BLACK MALE REVISITED EXPERIMENTAL REPRESENTATIONS THROUGH THE EPHEMERAL FORMThis special Food for Thought is organized and conceived by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, performer, curator, and co-director of anonymous bodies || art collective, a visual performance collective based in NYC and Philadelphia. In 1994, Thelma Golden's exhibition Black Male opened at The Whitney Museum of American Art and struck a nerve in the visual art community with its frank and difficult interrogation…See More
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DROMP at Danspace Project

February 6, 2014 at 8pm to February 8, 2014 at 10pm
Food For Thought: BLACK MALE REVISITED EXPERIMENTAL REPRESENTATIONS THROUGH THE EPHEMERAL FORMThis special Food for Thought is organized and conceived by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, performer, curator, and co-director of anonymous bodies || art collective, a visual performance collective based in NYC and Philadelphia. In 1994, Thelma Golden's exhibition Black Male opened at The Whitney Museum of American Art and struck a nerve in the visual art community with its frank and difficult interrogation…See More
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IDENTITY Project @ CultureHub at 47 Great Jones St / 3rd Floor

September 22, 2012 from 3pm to 4pm
Daniel Pinheiro and Tiago Bôto from Portugal in partnership with Brooklyn-Based performance and exhibition artist Whitney V. Hunter and CultureHub NYC, collaborate to bring a whole new layer to the identity Project process. In this exchange both sides will be performing for live audiences and connecting through telepresence to address issues related to individuals, namely their need for construction and deconstruction of identity while acknowledging labeling trends that allow people to say: I…See More
Sep 13, 2012
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Black Tee Party at Grace Exhibition Space

July 29, 2012 from 3pm to 10pm
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Jul 25, 2012
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Black Tee Party at Grace Exhibition Space

July 29, 2012 from 3pm to 10pm
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Jul 25, 2012
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Digital Duets at La Mama / Ellen Stewart Theatre

May 19, 2012 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
May 19th / 2:30PMDigital DuetsEllen Stewart Theatre66 East 4th St. 2nd FloorFor tickets please call: 212-475-7710 or go to LAMAMA.ORGIn conjunction with Contact Theatre Manchester, UK / La MaMa E.T.C. A celebration of dance, improvisation that uses telepresence technology to connect dancers, musicians, visualists and spoken word artists at La MaMa in New York and Contact Theatre in Manchester, UK. Collapsing distance and allowing for spontaneous real time…See More
May 15, 2012
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May 15, 2012
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Performance Workshop at The Actor's Fund Art Center

May 17, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
An experiential course focused on exploring the body in action. Performance Workshop follows a process-oriented structure focusing on four major areas: Physical, Vocal, Spatial, Material. Free and structured improvisations will anchor the workshop allowing each participant to experiment individually and in groups with the possibilities of the body as object. Suitable for individuals of varying backgrounds (dancers, actors, musicians, singers, visual artists, etc. are welcome). Benefits:…See More
May 14, 2012
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Oct 17, 2011
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Sep 27, 2011
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Moving Men: Light. Dark. Action at Dixon Place

September 19, 2011 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Light. Dark. ActionConceived/Performed by Whitney V. HunterMoving MenDixon Placewww.dixonplace.org161A Chrystie St. (@Rivington & Delancy)Monday, September 197:30pm10. Adv. / 15. at doorSee More
Sep 16, 2011
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Light. Dark. Action at Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts / Long Island Univ.

June 21, 2011 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
A new solo work presented as part of Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center's 35 in 5 season. White light from a single projector reveals a black figure moving along the plane of the white stage space.  The light, which is triggered by the movement of the figure, slowly fades to black once the figure returns to stillness. The presence of the figure, revealed by the triggered projector’s light, is a visual stimulus by which the imagination of the viewer is charged.  “I see the work as an act of…See More
Jun 20, 2011
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Light / Dark, Action at Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts / Long Island Univ.

June 21, 2011 from 7:30pm to 9pm
A new solo work presented as part of Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center's 35 in 5 season. White light from a single projector reveals a black figure moving along the plane of the white stage space.  The light, which is triggered by the movement of the figure, slowly fades to black once the figure returns to stillness. The presence of the figure, revealed by the triggered projector’s light, is a visual stimulus by which the imagination of the viewer is charged.  “I see the work as an act of…See More
May 27, 2011

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Conceptual Artist / Educator
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Whitney V. Hunter is an interdisciplinary performance artist and independent curator. He creates and curates for the stage, gallery, and alternative spaces, directs his performance collective Whitney Hunter[MEDIUM], is a Movement Research Artist in Residence, and was featured as one of Trace Magazine’s “7 NYC Dancers on the Rise.”

He has received numerous grants and commissions for the support and creation of his works: Puffin Foundation Grant, Harlem Stages - Fund for New Work Grant, a new work(s) commission from Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center, National Foundation for the Advancement In the Arts Astral Career Grant, and Career Transitions for Dancers).

He teaches nationally and internationally, and has been on faculty of the Long Island University ’s (Brooklyn Campus) Dance Program since 2008. He holds a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts/Dance (Howard University), an M.F.A. in New Media Arts and Performance (Long Island University) and is presently an Institute for the Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts Driskell Fellow.
Website
http://www.whitneyhunter.com

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