logo

Contributor

Joy Henderson

Contributor

Joy Henderson is a writer, community advocate and Child and Youth worker living in Toronto.

Joy Henderson's Work

Mensah / Photo by E. S Cheah Photography
 

When Love is the Driving Force of Revolution Part II

A Q & A with Esie Mensah, choreographer of A Revolution of Love By Joy Henderson

Filmed at Toronto’s Fort York in partnership with Soulpepper Theatre, A Revolution of Love tells the story of a young Black woman considering her ancestral history and the current violence wrought upon her community. In Part II, Mensah talks about how colonialism has disconnected dance and spirituality.

Still from A Revolution of Love / Photo courtesy of Mensah
 

When Love is the Driving Force of Revolution Part I

A Q & A with Esie Mensah, choreographer of A Revolution of Love By Joy Henderson

Filmed at Toronto’s Fort York in partnership with Soulpepper Theatre, A Revolution of Love tells the story of a young Black woman considering her ancestral history and the current violence wrought upon her community. In Part I, Mensah talks about including a spiritual advisor in the process, how not to colonize a space and how life can unknowingly seep into art.

Profile

Circling Back to Healing By Joy Henderson

Deanne Hupfield

LISTINGS THIS WEEK