Looking Back on Re:Generations – International Perspectives on Dance of the African Diaspora

Looking Back on Re:Generations – International Perspectives on Dance of the African Diaspora

Re:Generations – International Perspectives on Dance of the African Diaspora took place on 5-6 November 2010 at London Metropolitan University.  Re:Generations was coordinated by ADAD in partnership with IRIE! dance theatre, State of Emergency, City & Islington College and London Metropolitan University.

It was a powerful event, the likes of which everyone agreed was much need in the African and Caribbean dance sector and hoped that it would be repeated again.  In fact, the last time a dance conference similar to this was held was in the UK was Ancient Futures in 1996.

This was an event which coordinated by IRIE! dance theatre in association with The Albany and featured the performing companies, IRIE! dance theatre, L’Acadco (Jamaica) and Forces of Nature (USA).

Anyway, I’ll leave you to enjoy the video.
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“The presence and the resonance and the power, strength and beauty of Africanist world forms which, of course, one wants to share with the world but you don’t want the heart of it taken away from you.”

Professor Brenda Dixon Gottschild

Video by Messrs.