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A gentle dance music video by Mele Broomes, followed by a hosted Q and A with poet Degna Stone

A reflection. A desire. A search from the body for Joy.  A love mourn.

As the navigation of closeness locks horns with trust. I start to see the rejection that I replay imaginatively run parallel with silent sensuality of intimacy. Scared to touch, to be touched but want to be touched. I am mapping the inner battle and inner battery whilst my body searches for joy and rest.

Mele presents a gentle and nuanced dance music video. She weaves her vocal composition with movement and finding the capability in slow gestures and expansive elongates dances. This is a sensual story of growing with and through the objectively of her body, skin and words.

This event is part of Black Gold Arts Festival 2020.

Photo credit : FRAN.K

Note: You will receive a zoom link before the start of the event. Please check your email inbox, including spam/junk email for this link. Please be aware that artists are still creating and developing the works that will be shown at the festival. In the unlikely event that the link to the performance, panel or screening you have booked changes we will send you an updated ticket with the new details.

The Q and A section will be live captioned.

About Mele Broomes

Mele Broomes is an award-winning choreographer and performer. Her work embodies stories from the collective voice, creating visceral and sensory collaborations through her ancestral heritage – activating social questions, remembering and celebrating. 

Mele has delivered a wide variety of projects, such as dance productions, workshops, performance platforms and more.  She works between directing, creative producing, choreography and performance. Mele creates teams that best reflect and support the artistry that is being presented, so the voice of the work and the artist/s is respected and cared for.

About Degna Stone

Degna Stone is a poet and poetry editor based in the north of England. She is a fellow of The Complete Works and a recipient of a Hawthornden Fellowship. She is a contributing editor at The Rialto, a co-founder and former managing editor of Butcher’s Dog poetry magazine, and an Associate Artist with The Poetry Exchange.

  • Price
    Suggested price of £10/Concession donation £5 (or what you can afford)
  • Venue

    Online via Zoom

  • Running
    5 minute Film, followed by 20 minute Q and A hosted by Degna Stone
  • Booking info

    Booking closes 20 minutes before the event starts. You will receive a zoom link before the start of the event. Please check your email inbox, including spam/junk email for this link.

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