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2021 AIR Open Studios: Shenny de Los Angeles
November 13|3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
BAX AIR Shenny de Los Angeles will share some of what she’s been working on since beginning her residency at BAX.
BAX AIR Open Studios are part of the (loose) progression of creation integral to the Artist in Residence program. The Artists in Residence pull back the curtains and raise the shades, opening access to a space of sharing where those present are invited to the interior spaces of artistic process and creative experimentation.
Timing and Space Details
BAX AIR Open Studios will occur on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Dancewave, a community partner providing us with a physically accessible space in which to gather. We are grateful to Dancewave for their collaboration. Each artist will have their own allotted hour for sharing their work with audiences, communities, and collaborators.
Please note the theater will be emptied and cleaned between each show.
- 3:00pm (Shenny show 1 with Q&A)
- 4:45pm (Yo-Yo show 2 with Q&A)
- 6:30pm (Andrea show 3 with Q&A)
- 8:15pm (Jessie show 4 with Q&A)
Please note that we will be following Dancewave’s COVID-19 Guidelines and BAX’s COVID-19 Guidelines and those present will be asked to do the same. This includes required “proof of COVID-19 vaccination and valid identification upon entering the facility for all staff, interns, volunteers and patrons” and the wearing of “a mask securely over their nose and mouth.”
The Dancewave Center is a ground-floor studio space at 182 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217.
The 1,400 square foot Dancewave Center studio is a fully ADA compliant and LEED-gold certified facility.
As noted above, this performance will use heavy and reverberating sounds, so please be advised if you have sound sensitivities. A number of ear-plugs will be on hand as needed.
Questions or access needs? Email: email@example.com.
About the Artist: Shenny de Los Angeles
Shenny de Los Angeles is a Dominican-American interdisciplinary performance artist. Shenny strives to tell the difficult truths of people who have been erased from history, centralizing Black Dominican femmes in her work because they are often misrepresented or forgotten. Her stories focus on healing generational trauma, inviting every hurt to free itself into joy.
BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange is a multigenerational arts organization nurturing creative expression and artistic process through education, residencies, and performance at the intersection of arts and social justice.