Using Butoh movement this piece abstractly ties the narrative of Margaret Garner to a modern 1st person account of a woman forced to give birth in handcuffs during her incarceration. We used space, shape and time to juxtapose the prisoner’s emotion with a prison doctor’s apathy.

Choreographed by Jessica Thomas
Performed by Sean Rodriguez and Jessica Thomas

Music: Negro Spiritual in 3 parts by Jennifer Jade Ledesna

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