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The Library

The Moving Body, Culture and Broadening the Center

Resources to revision how we engage with the body

(yes, I verbed a noun)

Flamenco-specific and -adjacent

A Dancer’s Disruption of Conservative Flamenco Culture (Fergus McIntosh, with film by Frederick Bernas and Ana González)

Bailaores (Albertina Pisano)

Black Flamenco Network (BFN - FUAAD)

Buika: The Voice Of Freedom (Alice Winkler)

Califato ¾: Taking Flamenco Into The Future (Mark McNeill)

Concha Buika's African-Inspired Flamenco (Jerome Socolovsky)

Ctrl:N (Audrey Gaussiran)

Deliranza (Patricia Guerrero)

El duende artístico, o cómo la música puede influir en tus emociones (Pilar Hernán)

El duende entra en la Universidad (Ana Camarero)

De Flamenco TV

Finding duende: Leonard Cohen and Federico García Lorca (Margaux Emmanuel)

Flamenco at 5:15

Flamenco Bites



Flamenco Women (Mike Figgis)

Gypsy Dance - Beyond your joy, your pain" (A conversation between Belen Maya & Yumma Mudra)

Gurumbé: Afro-Andalusian Memories

How a Japanese Dancer Made a Place for Herself in Flamenco

Introducing María José Llergo: "What we Now Call Tradition Was a Revolution in Its Own Time" (Gonçalo Frota)

La Otra Orilla (The Other Shore)

Mario Maya – A Revolutionary Roma (Belén Maya)

La redención americana de Lorca: así escribió 'Poeta en Nueva York' entre la depresión y el desamor (Nuria Azancot)

¿Qué es el «duende» que definió Lorca? Neurólogos andaluces explican su origen (Pablo Marinetto)

Soleá: The Flamenco of Seville

The Soulful Art of a Flamenco Guitar

Spanish Singer María José Llergo on Flamenco’s Radical Roots (Frances Solá-Santiago)

The big picture: Inge Morath captures the joy of Spanish dance (Tim Adams)

Flamenco for an Afro-Descended Woman: Trauma, Transformation and Embodying Social Justice

The Reset: What the Body Remembers

The Refusé: Israel Galván and the evolution of flamenco (Joan Acocella)

Vocalist Buika fuses genres to form unique musical style (Tom Casciato, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo)

The women tackling the macho world of flamenco guitar (Virginia López Enano)

Visiting the Birthplace of Flamenco Helped Me Understand My Father (Sofia Perez)

Requires Listening (or Watching)

A Brief But Spectacular take on dance as activism

All We Can Do (Wanjiru Kamuyu)

An Immigrant's story (Wanjiru Kamuyu)

Black Ballerina: Passion And Heartbreak (Full Documentary)

Black Lands Short Film

Body Language in Conversation

Ces noms que nous portons by Choreographer (Kyle Abraham and Taylor Stanley)

Choreographing the Social Consciousness: Part 2, The Body Politic(al)

The clitoris coverup: why do we know so little?

Dance and Belonging with Crystal U. Davis

From Other Suns (Donald Byrd)

Ghost Solo (Seke Chimutengwende)

Heretic (Martha Graham)


Israel Galvan on the roof of the Châtelet

28ish Days Later (India Rakusen)

Brenda Dixon Gottschild & Hellmut Gottschild: Works

Dr. Erich Jarvis: The Neuroscience of Speech, Language and Music (Huberman Lab)

En Pointe: Black Dancers, Black History

Free to Dance: A History of African American Dance

LIFT Documentary

Making Black America (Henry Louis Gates Jr.)

Marina Magalhães: Body as a Crossroads

Movement | Jane Eyre | National Theatre at Home

Native Contemporary Dance: No Longer in Sepia Tones

No Space for Age (Germaine Acogny and Malou Airaudo) 

Reframing the Narrative: Blacks in Ballet | A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original

Remember the Future: A Podcast by ART.COOP

Seke Chimutengwende on storytelling, non-verbal communication, haunting and horror

Suddenly, My Body (Eve Ensler)

The Body as Radical Canvas: Liz Lerman

The Power of Dance

The Roots of Jazz Dance

Unspoken: A Funeral Through Dance | The New Yorker Documentary (William Armstrong)

Why We Dance, Why We Watch Dance

Womb Excerpts (Marina Magalhães)

Mental Health Corner


An unconventional prescription for an invisible epidemic (Steven Melendez)

Ballet dancers in sensor suits: new research explores how dance is used as a form of communication (Arianna Maiorani and Chun Liu)

Ballet v machismo: the male Latin American dancers challenging old-fashioned ideas of manhood (Naomi Larsson Piñeda)

Building A Pro-Black World: Moving Beyond DE&I Work and Creating Spaces for Black People to Thrive

Dancers of All Sizes Hope Change Follows a Discrimination Ban (Margaret Fuhrer)

‘People who move together’: the social power of house dance (Emi Eleode)

It’s time we made space for Australia’s lost dancers (Leila Lois)

‘Books bring us into being’: how writing about reading became an inspiring literary genre of its own (Lara Feigel)

Can a Sculpture Dance? Here Are Three Things to Know About Artist Nick Cave’s Beloved ‘Soundsuits’ (Katie White)

Coming Out of the Shadow of Colonialism, Hula Today is Experiencing a Renaissance (Constance Hale)

Dance, Autism, and Creating Neurodivergent-Friendly Spaces (Sophie Bress)

Dancer Misty Copeland on racism in ballet and her mentor Raven Wilkinson (Gillian Anne Renault)

How an Artist Can Embody Human Rights (Annabel Keenan)

How Dance Artists are Addressing the U.S. Prison System in Their Work, Both Onstage and on the Inside (Sophie Bress)

How Dance Artists are Taking Inspiration From What They Eat (Sophie Bress)

Living in a woman's body: Stories of strength, pleasure and pain

Mind and Body. The domineering logic of ballet. (Glory Liu)

The Body Politics of Broadway: An Excerpt From the Recently Released Book Broadway Bodies: A Critical History of Conformity Sheds Light on Musical Theater’s Longtime Fixation on Physique (Ryan Donovan)

Eileen Kramer on 108 years of extraordinary life: ‘I can dance in the mirror for hours’

Ex-dancers describe body-shaming at top ballet schools (Mark Daly)

From streets to stage: Colombia’s magical dance school in a forest (Samuel Ritholtz; Photographs by Carlos Saavedra)

The Function of a Technique for Dance (Merce Cunningham)

‘I think it’s a new artform’: Chris Fonseca, the man bringing Deaf dance to the mainstream (Sasha Mistlin)

The Secret of How We Move (By Charlie Tyson/Videos by Caco Neves)

The Company Working to Make Dance More Inclusive (Lea Marshall)

‘The vagina is self-cleaning’ – so why do companies push hygiene products on Black women? (Paige Curtis)

Three artists reflect on the importance of Indigenous storytelling as the Weesageechak Begins to Dance festival returns

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking (Susan Cain)

‘Don’t worry, just watch’: how do you tell a story through dance? (Lyndsey Winship)

In “Sleepwalker,” A New Producer Brings A Dancer Using a Wheelchair to The Royal Ballet (Avichai Scher)

Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)

Living with long Covid (The Guardian Series)

The vaginal microbiome: how to look after it – and what to avoid (Mabel Banfield-Nwachi)

What do you do when your doctor doesn’t believe you’re in pain? (Tracey Lindeman)

We, Made of Bone (Mahtem Shiferraw)

We Should All Be Feminists (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)

What Ballet Taught Me about My Body (Alice Robb)

Your Body is War (Mahtem Shiferraw)

Zikora (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)

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