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Anna Martine Whitehead

Performance Maker

Anna Martine Whitehead does performances. She has been presented by venues including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; San José Museum of Art; Velocity Dance Center; Chicago Cultural Center; Links Hall; AUNTS; and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She has developed her craft working closely with Onye Ozuzu, Jefferson Pinder, taisha paggett, Every house has a door, Keith Hennessy, BodyCartography Project, Julien Prévieux, Jesse Hewit, and the Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project, among others.

She has been recognized with awards and fellowships from the Graham Foundation, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, the University of Chicago, 3Arts, Chicago Dancemakers Forum, Daring Dances, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Headlands Center for the Arts, Rauschenberg Foundation, and Djerassi. Martine has written about blackness, queerness, and bodies in action for Art21 Magazine, C Magazine, frieze, and Art Practical, and has contributed chapters to a range of publications including Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings (Oxford, 2017), Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements (Sobsercove, 2016), Platforms: Ten Years of Chances Dances (2016), and Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism (NYU, 2009). Martine is the author of TREASURE | My Black Rupture (Thread Makes Blanket, 2016).

 

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Anna Martine Whitehead has crowd-funded a project with 3AP

  • FORCE! an opera in three acts

    • $7,531 raised of $5,000 goal
    • 0 Days 0:00:00 LEFT
      • 3Arts matched
      • 151% funded

     

    STRETCH GOAL! Thank you to those who've helped me reach my initial goal of $5,000. Every dollar of that initial goal is going to performers and composers over the next several months as we craft the opera. With the …

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