Title

A hieroglyphics of the flesh

Publication Date

2018

Document Type

Masters Thesis

Degree Name

MFA

Department

Dance

Keywords

Inherited trauma, Excavation, Chattel slavery, Middle passage, Door of no return, Wake work, Memory, Sitting in the room with history, Body and flesh

Abstract

Choreography: Shayla-Vie Jenkins

Performer: Shayla-Vie Jenkins

Music composition: Steve Peters, Emanations album

Music arrangement and design: Sam Crawford

Text: Robin Coste Lewis, M NourbeSe Phillip

Lighting design: Ayumi Mizuno Cordeiro

Costume design: Emily Justice Dunn

Props: Alan Schneider

Video/Media: Ryan Hartley, Serena Yau

Rights

©2018 Shayla-Vie Jenkins. Access limited to the Smith College community and other researchers while on campus. Smith College community members also may access from off-campus using a Smith College log-in. Other off-campus researchers may request a copy through Interlibrary Loan for personal use.

Comments

This thesis is a video of choreography and performance. It is part of the MFA thesis dance concert "Ternate."

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