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Talk at Association for Theatre in Higher Education conference, Las Vegas NV (3-6 Aug 2017)

I presented a talk, "South Asian Approaches to Devising and Choreography" at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference in Las Vegas from 3-6 August, 2017.  The presentation was part of a roundtable discussion by Asian ...
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“blood run” screening at World Dance Alliance Global Summit, St. John’s Newfoundland (26 Jul 2017)

My film, "blood run," will be screened at the World Dance Alliance Global Summit at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada as part of their Digital Dance Concert. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 9-11 am World ...
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“rapture/rupture” at EXPLODE! Queer Dance, NYC (23 Jun 2017)

It was an honor to be in loving community with queer badass artists at EXPLODE! Queer Dance, curated by the extraordinary Clare Croft.  I performed "rapture/rupture" with my favorite art-wife and partner-in-crime, Shyamala Moorty, at JACK as well as ...
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Bodies, Borders, Migrations Workshop, Munich Germany (16 Jun 2017)

In this workshop, we will create artistic explorations and initiate community dialogue that draws on our personal/ancestral migration histories, while engaging with the realities of people who are directly affected by a growing global resurgence of ...
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Borders Resurfacing Workshop at PSi, Hamburg Germany (9 Jun 2017)

I co-facilitated a workshop, "Borders Resurfacing," with fellow Post Natyam Collective member, Sandra Chatterjee, at the Performance Studies International Conference in Hamburg. Flows of people and cultures come to an abrupt halt as borders suddenly reemerge all over ...
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“blood run” at the United States of Asian America Festival (20 May 2017)

Part ritual, part performance art, part colonial history inscribed on the body, blood run investigates Cynthia Ling Lee’s Han Chinese colonizer and Taiwanese plains indigenous heritages within the context of larger political histories. Combining multimedia, dance, ...
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“Lost Chinatowns” at Gutsy Series, Berkeley CA (11 Dec 2016)

I performed material from my project, “Lost Chinatowns,” at the Gutsy Series: Sunday Supper in Berkeley.  “Lost Chinatowns” explores the destruction and historical erasure of Santa Cruz’s Chinatowns from 1860-1955.  In the performance, I build and dismantle sculptural ...
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“blood run” lecture-performance at Stanford University (1 Dec 2016)

As part of the Stanford Colloquium on Dance Studies, I will present a lecture-performance based on my solo show, blood run, to investigate the relationship between migration, indigeneity, and settler-colonialism.   blood run investigates my Han Chinese colonizer and Taiwanese plains indigenous ...
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