day pulls down the sky LP – Danspace Project

day pulls down the sky LP

A painted portrait of Okwui Okpokwasili with a crown of colorful flowers. The image is tilted on it's side.

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Artist: Okwui Okpokwasili
Producer: Peter Born
Cover Art: Ralph Lemon
Recording Engineer: John Kilgore
Mastered by: Alan Silverman/*Alf Masters*
Design: Judith Walker
Executive Producer: Judy Hussie-Taylor/Danspace Project
Format: limited edition purple vinyl LP
Price: $40 / $35 Danspace members (includes shipping)

day pulls down the sky, was initiated by Danspace Project’s Executive Director and Chief Curator, Judy Hussie-Taylor, who brought the idea of a recording to Okwui Okpokwasili during one of their meetings about Danspace’s upcoming PLATFORM 2020: Utterances from the Chorus and new research institute.

The 7 songs featured on the album were written by Okwui between 2012-2018 with some specifically for her performance pieces. They were recorded on January 8, 2019 at the studio of recording engineer, John Kilgore.

This album was produced by Okwui’s longtime artistic collaborator, Peter Born, and four of the songs were first performed by Okwui at Danspace Project, including sam’s song on the occasion of Sam Miller’s memorial on September 15, 2018.

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