A hieroglyphics of the flesh
Inherited trauma, Excavation, Chattel slavery, Middle passage, Door of no return, Wake work, Memory, Sitting in the room with history, Body and flesh
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
Note: This thesis is a video of choreography and performance. It is part of the MFA thesis dance concert "Ternate."
©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.
Jenkins, Shayla-Vie, "A hieroglyphics of the flesh" (2018). Masters Thesis, Smith College, Northampton, MA.
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