Kanyalang

  • Choreography, Dance Production

Commissioned work for E. Gwynn and Dancers Company. In the Senegambia, Mandinka women establish support organizations to help address social conflicts. In this setting, women celebrate one another and demonstrate their female power as the source of life. As the women dance with ritual sticks symbolizing their creative energy, the men join their celebration as a sign of gratitude for the gift of life. Harrison Auditorium. North Carolina A&T University, Greensboro, NC. Length 11minutes.

Duke Faculty Artists/Collaborators

Cited Artists/Collaborators

  • Ava LaVonne Vinesett

Creation Date

  • March 30, 2019