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101 Leslie Rogers


Born 1984, Pittsburgh, PA / BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art; MFA Virginia Commonwealth University / Lives in Detroit

Performance, food, puppetry, sculpture (both soft and hard), video, quilting, agitprop parading, even rima oris theatrics. Enter Leslie Rogers’ work with a premise of play—as verb and noun. A vibrant, animated constellation of unfettered elements run through this diversity of forms: rhythmic, dynamic, and overflowing. Rogers speaks of her work in an intuitive, ambling fashion, imparting an exquisite corpse-like testimony, one anecdote leading into the next and, just when these elements appear leaning off topic, they fall squarely into the work, illuminated.

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New writer – Biba Bell

Biba Bell is a writer, dancer, and choreographer based in Detroit. Her writing has been published in The Drama Review (TDR), Dance Research Journal, Movement Research Performance Journal, Detroit Research, Pastelegram, Performance Research Journal, Sound American and FRONT. Bell earned her Ph.D. in Performance Studies from New York University and is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Wayne State University.