A New Decade of Dance Films: Screening and Performances by Kierah KIKI King and Patricia Nguyen

Columbia College Dance Center

About The Event

Screening and performances are at the Dance Center Columbia College Chicago – 1306. S. Michigan Ave.

In Fruitful Devotion (2023), dance choreographer and Columbia College Chicago alum Kierah KIKI King explores ideas of body and self-intimacy through a lens of Black queerness, observing and understanding how to authentically love.

Patricia Nguyen’s newest sensorial experimentation and haptic performance work Creating Worlds with My Mother (2023) features the artist and her mother, Thuy Ta, exploring the aftermath of war, inherited trauma, intergenerational healing, refugee resettlement, and queer worldmaking.

Portrait of Kierah KIKI King along a plant wall. KIKI is wearing a magenta sleeveless top.
Photo of Kierah KIKI King by Mayleen Mermea.