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Sunday, February 17 • 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Slow Simmerin’ Quadroon: Artist Presentation and Discussion

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Danielle acts, taking on a variety of autobiographical personae ranging from her African-American grandmother from Harlem to her Jewish grandfather, a ballroom dance teacher and tummler. Her embodiments of family members elicit family memories, and challenge social anxieties about mixing race, religion, culture and gender.

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Danielle Abrams

From Danielle Abrams’ legacy of Jewish bubbies and tummlers, and black Southern matriarchs, emerge a hybrid blend of personae and performances that reshuffle the quandaries about gender, race, and legacy. Abrams has performed for 20 years in many spaces including the Queens Museum, Jewish Museum, Detroit Institute of the Arts. She has received support from the Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art and the New York... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Passaic B 15th floor conference center