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James Oscar

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James Oscar studied closely under the Martiniquan poet Edouard Glissant. He has published The Perch at Black Night (Pegasus Press, 2009) and The Horns of Moses (Magenta Press, 2014). His work has been performed at the Museum of Modern Art’s PS1. Oscar has been named one of Centre de Création O Vertigo’s 2017/18 Writers on Dance in Residence. His forthcoming collection of essays surrounding contemporary dance is titled Citizens of the Invisible Army. Most recently he has written, researched and interviewed dancers and visual artists for Cult MTL, CBC and Art Practical. 
 

James Oscar's Work

 

How Can We Be Fine?

Festival Quartiers Danses’ quadruple bill By James Oscar

Festival Quartiers Danses offered works by Morgane Le Tiec, Anne-Flore de Rochambeau, Elizabeth Suich and Mélanie Demers. The evening’s performances might have asked, “How might one differently totter, differently walk or differently move beyond our present fragile contemporary lives?”

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