THE DANCE + SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE

VIDEO RESOURCES

 

2015


At the Martha Graham Dance Company studios in New York City.

Yasemin Ozumerzifon is the Manager of the Community Action Program at Gibney Dance. She shares her work and speaks about the project making dance as a mode of healing and empowerment accessible to survivors of intimate partner violence in New York State.

Amy Miller is the Associate Artistic Director at Gibney Dance. She speaks about the Community Action program making dance as a mode of healing and empowerment accessible to survivors of intimate partner violence in New York State.

Alison Gardy is the Director of International Relations at the 92nd Street Y. A supporter of using movement for social justice, Alison speaks about her work in international relations and interacting with global social entrepreneurs.

Beth Silverman-Yam is the Clinical Advisor of the Community Action Program at Gibney Dance. She speaks about her work and the program making dance as a mode of healing and empowerment accessible to survivors of intimate partner violence in New York State.

Edward Henkel is the founder of the MovementTalks series focused on dance and social action. He discusses his reasons for beginning the series.

Carrie MacLeod is the Director of the Dancing at the Crossroads conflict transformation project at the University of British Columbia. She speaks about the connections between movement, conflict resolution and the brain.

 

Sohini Chakraborty is the Founder Director of Kolkata Sanved. Her groundbreaking organization based in Kolkata, India, uses dance and dance therapy as psychosocial rehabilitation for survivors of human trafficking and violence. 

 
 

2016


Held in partnership with Gibney Dance and New York University in New York City.

 

2017


Held in partnership with Gibney Dance and at the Foley Art Gallery in New York City.