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2024 Out-FRONT! Festival – Ogemdi Ude

This event has already taken place.Jan. 14, 6 – 7 pm.
Free
Ogemdi Ude, photo by Maria Baranova-2

Pioneers Go East Collective presents the second edition of the Out-FRONT! Festival. Centering LGBTQ and feminist voices, the festival features the work of artists exploring bold new performance modes for a lively exchange of art and culture.

Ogemdi Ude

Hear

The LGBT Community Center, Theatre 301

In Hear, choreographer Ogemdi Ude pulls from a bereft archive of video and sound bites in an attempt to materialize and present the profile of someone lost. The solo, originally a part of a trilogy, is of Ude’s ongoing practice in deriving coping rituals in the aftermath of loss. Her work is built by grieving the loss of loved ones, and preserving the language, movements, and creative actions that emerge from that grief. She opens portals to the dead to communicate with them, retell their stories, and preserve their memory. Can we connect to people who aren’t here anymore by making something out of all the bits that are? Featuring sound by slowdanger. Hear premiered in 2022.

Location:

208 West 13 Street
New York, NY 10014 United States