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February 01, 2019

Google Arts & Culture showcases No Boundaries

Google Arts & Culture invited GMPP to showcase No Boundaries on their Arts & Cultural online platform in partnership with 651 Arts. This is the first step towards creating a digital archive where you can access a small portion of the No Boundaries archives. Visit the No Boundaries Collections on Google Arts & Culture.

 

The Google Cultural Institute, including Google Arts & Culture, is an initiative that partners with museums, archives and other cultural institutions to bring the world’s cultural heritage online. With free tools and technologies, partners can showcase their cultural content making it more widely accessible to a global audience. Google’s Cultural Institute is a non-profit platform and is intended to showcase Partner’s cultural content on a non-commercial basis.

September 01, 2018

New Home in Austin, TX

Gesel Mason received Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin where she will be teaching and completing the digital archive for her project No Boundaries.

February 11, 2018

One last time...

651 ARTS and RestorationART / The Billie Holiday Theatre present the final performance of No Boundaries: Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers this April 6 & 7, 2018, in Brooklyn, NY.

 

This is where you come in…

The project has received a National Endowment for the Arts grant of $30,000 that requires at 1:1 cash match. We are $8,000 shy of matching our NEA grant and meeting our production budget. We need your help to raise the final portion of our budget to match the NEA grant. Donate today.

September 06, 2017

Rauschenberg Residency Awarded

GMPP has been selected to attend the Rauschenberg Residency in August 2018 based on the exceptional work and commitment to our practice.

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April 24, 2020

NO BOUNDARIES at Fusebox Festival!

For the first time since it was recorded in April 2018, the full performance of "NO BOUNDARIES: Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers" will stream live on Friday, April 24th at 8:30pm CST as a part of Fusebox Festival 2020: Virtual Edition! "No Boundaries" features the work of Kyle Abraham, Rennie Harris, Donald McKayle, Bebe Miller, David Rousséve, and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.  (The performance will also be available on noboundariesarchive.com for the duration of the Fusebox Festival - April 24th-26th.)

 

Then, on Sunday, April 26th at 2:00pm CST, join Gesel for "LIVE DISCUSSION: Gesel Mason and Making of NO BOUNDARIES", a conversation with humanities scholar Dr. Amma Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin, dramaturg Melanie George, and dancer/choreographer MK Abadoo, as they discuss the often emotional journey of performing and archiving the work of Black choreographers. Join the virtual conversation here.

March 19, 2019

Guest Artist at The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

Gesel Mason will be a Guest Artist at The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning March 19-24, 2019. While there she will be leading a choreographic process with artists in the Queens neighborhood surrounding JCAL.

May 20, 2019

Alan M. Kriegsman Creative Residency at Dance Place

Gesel Mason received Dance Place's Alan M. Kriegsman Creative Residency, which provides housing and studio space for GMPP to work on a new performance work May 20-26.

June 17, 2019

Ragdale Residency

Gesel Mason and collaborators are on site at the Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest, IL, investigating a new performance work June 17-21, 2019.

November 18, 2019

Rauschenberg Residency in Captiva, FL

The Rauschenberg Foundation awarded Gesel Mason a six week residency at their location on Robert Rauschenberg’s former property on Captiva Island, Florida, where he lived and worked for nearly four decades.

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