Untamed Space

Untamed Space by André M. Zachery was a wonderful celebration of black performance. Zachary’s work is strongly influenced by the theory of Afrofuturism. Soyica Diggs Colbert’s chapter “Black Movements: Flying Africans in Spaceships” clearly intertwines with Zachery’s work. She states, “The category of black movement brings together studies of migration and performance in order to … Continue reading Untamed Space


Black Performance Theory Summary

Black Performance Theory, edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzales, examines the intersection of Blackness and performance ideologies (2014). This anthology allows for various authors, performers, and creative researchers to add their voice to the progressive conversation. The concept of Blackness is fluid and difficult to define, however, throughout the anthology, it is apparent … Continue reading Black Performance Theory Summary