august, 2021

thu12aug6:00 pm7:00 pm2021 Digital Dance Showcasesby Chicago Dance Makers Forum

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Chicago Dance Makers Forum 2021 Digital Dance Showcase

In this series, ten artists and their collaborators premiere new works through Chicago Dancemakers Forum’s 2021 Digital Dance Grants program. These local dancemakers and their projects, created during the first half of 2021, reflect a spirit of collaboration, experimentation, and artistic exploration in using digital technologies during the era of COVID-19.


AUGUST 12, 2021 – 6PM CT
FREE, VIRTUAL EVENT. Open Captioned (English).
Tickets Available

A mini film festival showcasing new works by Ashwaty Chennat in collaboration with Abhijeet Rane; Yoshinojo Fujima aka Rika Lin in collaboration with Subhash Maskara, Hekiun Oda, Matsuya Nozawa, and Toyoaki Sanjuro; and Zachary Nicol.

In solidarity with the service industry, we’ve identified a restaurant you might enjoy. You can purchase a meal directly from Nepal House, 1301 S Michigan, on the event day (August 12) and support this local business.


6:00pm “Moods of Nāyikā (3 episodes)” by Ashwaty Chennat in collaboration with Abhijeet Rane, A Queer Pride, and Transit Productions

6:20pm “Afterimage” by Zachary Nicol

6:30pm “Kurokami E{m}URGE #ChooseYourReality” by Yoshinojo Fujima aka Rika Lin (2017 Lab Artist) in collaboration with Subhash Maskara (Mumbai), Hekiun Oda (Kobe/Chicago), Matsuya Nozawa (Kyoto), and Toyoaki Sanjuro (Tokyo/Chicago)

Showcase Sponsored By: Jill & Richard Almeida, Pranita Nayar and Mandala Arts, Amy Wilkinson and Matt Pryor on behalf of the In/Motion Dance Film Festival

Images: Ashwaty Chennat, by Alvin Cobb, Jr. | Kurokami: E {m} urge, by Yoshinojo Fujima (a.k.a. Rika Lin) and collaborators | Zachary Nicol



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