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Centre Stage: October 2020 (4)

26 Oct 2020

This month for our Centre Stage feature, we are celebrating Black History Month! As part of our ‘I Move’ campaign this summer, we reached out to those working and practicing within the field of Dance of the African Diaspora and asked them to share with us why DAD is important to them, the challenges that they are facing at the moment and their hopes for the future.

In this next installment, we talk to Ffion Campbell-Davies. Ffion is a multidisciplinary artist based in London. She is the founding member of the company ‘House of Absolute’ and her main dance styles are contemporary, hip hop and afro. Ffion explores humanitarian politics through psychoanalysis, body language and spirituality. Interested in the contexts of race, gender, culture and identity, she creates through the influences of ritual, expressing various aspects of the human experience. Ffion works with disciplines such as voice, text and poetry, as well as film, visual and digital art, music production, performative experimental art, contemporary, hip hop, fem and krump dance. Her work is influenced by holistic therapy and martial arts.

Watch the full interview here:

 

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Welcome to Centre Stage where we celebrate the diverse and innovative work of our members! Each month, following a different theme, we’re going to take a look at what our members are doing to support and improve the dance sector. We’re going to chat to a wide range of people who are working in the dance world, and film insights into what they get up to. So, why not take a break from your day and get inspired or maybe learn something new about dance! Don’t miss this opportunity to get an exclusive look behind the scenes in the dance world. Keep an eye out on our social media for more updates! If you are keen to be involved, please send us an email at info@onedanceuk.org.

 

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