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She Fell Down

"She Fell Down" is a silent film created as part of the multi-year House/Full of Blackwomen project.

Performers: Karen Ransom, Regina Evans, Keisha Turner, Tossie Long, Sit-Al Muktari, Sheila Russell, Yvette Aldama, Nesbyth Rieman, and amara tabor-smith

Videography: Alexa Burrell

Creative Direction: Ellen Sebastian Chang

Editing: Alexa Burrell and Ellen Sebastian Chang

About amara tabor-smith

amara tabor-smith (she/they) is a Black, queer choreographer, performance maker and cultural worker based in Oakland. She describes her work as Conjure Art. Her interdisciplinary site-responsive performance making practice utilizes Yoruba Lukumí spiritual technologies to address issues of social and environmental justice, race, gender identity, and belonging. She is the artistic director of Deep Waters Dance Theater. Her current multi-year project House/Full of Blackwomen created in collaboration with Ellen Sebastian Chang and a collective of artists and activists, addresses the displacement, well being and sex-trafficking of black women/femmes and girls in Oakland. She is a 2021 Rainin Fellow, a 2019 Dance/USA Fellow, 2018 United States Artist Fellow, and a 2018 recipient of KQED’s “Bay Brilliant” award.. amara is an artist in residence at Stanford University. http://www.deepwatersdance.com/

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