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“It’s been thirty years since Blondell Cummings, Fred Holland, Rrata Christine Jones, Ralph Lemon, Bebe Miller, the late Harry Sheppard, Gus Solomons jr. and I performed on the first Parallels series at Danspace Project…Is there such a thing as Black Dance in America? Is there “mainstream” Black Dance? And if it does exist, who is pushing the boundaries of that mainstream now? Platform 2012: Parallels was my attempt to answer these questions.”
– Ishmael Houston-Jones
Paperback: 102 pages
Size: 7 x 10 x .25in
Edited by Judy Hussie-Taylor and Lydia Bell
$20 / $15 Danspace Project members (includes shipping)
This catalogue accompanied Danspace Project’s Platform 2012: Parallels curated by Ishmael Houston-Jones over February-March 2012, marking the 30th anniversary of the eponymous series organized by Houston-Jones at Danspace Project in 1982.
Featuring contributions by Thulani Davis, Thomas F. DeFrantz, Ralph Lemon, Bebe Miller, Dean Moss, Wendy Perron, Henry Pillsbury, Will Rawls, Gus Solomons jr., Barbara Watson, and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.
Photography by Ian Douglas. Designed by Judith Walker.