Research

Natalia Duong

Berkeley, CA / New York

MISSION

Natalia Duong is a performance artist, dance maker, and writer focused on researching kinesthetic empathy--how movement creates the capacity for connection and empathy between two bodies.

ABOUT

Duong directs her research on kinesthetic empathy in Vietnam, where the herbicide Agent Orange combined with warfare has manifested a history of conflict and trauma in the body. She founded Project Agent Orange as a movement and research project to resolve damage caused to environments and communities in Vietnam and the United States.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Philadelphia Folklore Project

Philadelphia, PA

MISSION

Philadelphia Folklore Project is committed to preserving traditional folk arts, strengthening local art culture, and creating opportunities for people to learn and participate.

ABOUT

PFP provides folk arts education to local schools, conducts community research, hosts events and gallery showings.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

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Carrie MacLeod

Vancouver, BC, Canada

MISSION

Carrie MacLeod is an engaged artist and researcher who is using dance as a tool in humanitarian work with war conflicts, peacebuilding, refugee/immigrant resettlement, and social programs.

ABOUT

Dancing at the Crossroads is a past project looking into conflict transformation in which MacLeod researched how movement can play a significant and positive role in resolving internal conflicts of the body and external conflicts of society.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Dance Iquail

Philadelphia, PA

MISSION

Dance Iquail creates dance that addresses and confronts injustices in society.

ABOUT

Dance Iquail consists of a professional company that performs work inspired from deep research and social engagement. Programs INDULGE, RE-GENERATE, and UPLIFT supports emerging choreographers, brings dance to new audiences in often underserved communities, and hosts a street festival to unite residents and business owners of West Philadelphia through live performance.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Dance Exchange

Takoma Park, Maryland

MISSION

Dance Exchange shares with people the joy and power of dance by using the creative process as a means of personal expression, understanding, and empowerment.

ABOUT

Youth programs include dance training, collaboration, and performance for 8-18 year old participants in both indoor and outdoor settings. Organizing Artists for Change is an initiative by Dance Exchange to further extend creative learning and research opportunities to artists and the community.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.