A Choreographic Collaboration Across Diaspora
Dance artists Sita Frederick, Ana “Rokafella” Garcia, and Marion Ramirez collaborate to create a performance work that explores Caribbean and Latina-American experiences through dance.
Q&A: Sita Frederick & Rokafella
Friday, May 15, 2020
This project uncovers the often concealed voices of artists of color and the deep well of practice, theory, history, and innovation they call upon to make their work.
– Kayhan Irani, Writer/Performer/Social Engagement
This documentary inspires through its loving attention to three artists’ genuine practice of collaboration.
– Daniel Alexander Jones, Performance Artist, Writer. Associate Professor, Theatre, Fordham University
The documentary offers a rare view into the labor of dance and its potential as a transformative agent through dialogue and collaboration.
– Alicia Díaz, Co-Artistic Director of Agua Dulce Dance Theater and Assistant Prof of Dance at The University of Richmond
Pepatian is dedicated to creating, producing and supporting contemporary, multi-disciplinary dance and performance works by Latinx and Bronx-based artists.
Artist Lens | Our Bronx Future is supported, in part, by The Jerome Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, public funds from the Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, public funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and administered by the Bronx Council on the Arts, and the generosity of individual donors to Pepatián.