IMPRESSIONS: Camille A. Brown & Dancers “ink” at the Joyce Theater
Camille A. Brown's "ink" isn’t made of the liquid that seeps from pens or printing presses. Instead, it is born of human fluids, the ones that etch deep wounds but leave few written records.
I’m speaking of the sweat, blood, and tears of Black men and women, who were enchained and exploited for profit by white people. Chattel slavery shattered previously whole communities into splinters that regrouped with other splinters until those were rent apart, and the process started . . .
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Camille A. Brown & Company's ink at the Joyce Theater. Photo by Christopher Duggan