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Ravyn Ariah Wngz

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Ravyn Ariah Wngz is an African, Bermudian, Mohawk, 2Spirit, Queer and transcendent individual. Wngz works to change all hierarchical mainstream arts and dance spaces by centring disability justice and advocating for representations of marginalized LGBTTIQQ2S communities. Wngz is a co-founder of ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company, a Queer multiracial dance company that provides affirming accessible dance education to all LGBTTIQQ2S communities. Wngz is the artistic director of Outrageous Victorious Africans Collective (OVA), a dance/theatre collective that shares the contemporary voices of African/Black and Queer/Self Identified storytellers. Wngz is committed to eradicating all forms of anti-Black racism, supporting Black healing and libearting Black communities through their work. 

Ravyn Ariah Wngz's Work

All That We Are

By Ravyn Ariah Wngz

Artists respond to the statement “I don’t see colour”

 

All That We Are

Artists respond to the statement “ I don’t see colour ” By Ravyn Ariah Wngz

Ravyn Ariah Wngz asks Black Canadian artists to respond to the harmful statement “I don’t see colour”.

 
Provocations

Moving Beyond the Theory of Inclusion

By Ravyn Ariah Wngz

Ravyn Ariah Wngz talks about the importance of seeking out those most affected by marginalization and exclusion to inform us of what changes are needed in the dance community.

Provocations

By Kate Stashko, Seika Boye, Lee Su-Feh, Angie Cheng, Ravyn Ariah Wngz, Jenn Goodwin, Olivia C. Davies, Vivek Patel, Robyn Breen, Aimee Dawn Robinson, Gerry Morita

To celebrate our twentieth anniversary, The Dance Current asked dance artists to write about an issue of their choice and offer a call to action. The contributing artists covered everything from consent in contact improvisation, to creativity within a capitalist framework, to dance and motherhood and everything in between.

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