The Colonizer as Decolonizer// The Colonized as the decolonized: Jérôme Bel on choreographing as an act of resistance in the nineties.

This excellent post is written by one of my friends Emily Barasch. This is the first time I experiment with guest-blogging, and with my role as an editor because after I was first approached by Emily, it felt important to expand my singular perspective on this blog as Cult Plastic gains momentum. If you are […]

Anh Vo – Interbeing (2016)

Interbeing (2016) is my first evening-length work, which was presented by Production Workshop at Brown University last December. It is a piece built on eight dancers and non-dancers alike which is developed intensively over a long period of time, marking the first time that I truly immerse in a creative process. Interbeing: The suggested replacement word […]

Free speech… for whom?

Free speech is an illusion. Free speech is a trap. Let me start there. *** Last night, I was involved in an Facebook catfight discussion where I got called out for supporting the violent protest breaking out at UC Berkeley, something that I have been openly vocal about in one of my previous posts. I was […]

On protest, change and violence – Why I marched?

I attended the Women’s March in New York City yesterday to protest against the hateful rhetoric directed towards the most disenfranchised groups of people in the American society, which was propelled into the public’s sphere by the one and only Donald Trump. “Why?”, my mom exclaimed, struggling to grasp my recent political outbursts, “You’re not gonna […]