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Kristina Headrick

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In Bushwick, there is a very small cube of an all-white space that is equal parts dancer's oasis and asylum (the walls are intentionally padded). Called Otion Front Studio, it houses rehearsals and performances for artists who are working at the intersection of dance, performance art, and modes of expression that escape and defy definition. More than just a physical space, Otion Front Studio serves as the nucleus for Otion Front collective, a group...
Imagine a space that offers the likes of Financial Vision Boarding, an Indigo and Shibori Dyeing Workshop, and an afternoon dedicated to helping you edit artist statements, all under the same roof. Imagine that this space also offers co-working and has drop-in yoga classes. It’s also affordable and lacks the pretension associated with Soho House or The Wing. Perhaps most importantly, it’s a space owned by women, for women. Such a space exists in Williamsburg,...
After you’ve seen animation from Brooklyn’s Mighty Oak—a team of three that uses intricate hand-made art objects to make imaginative stop motion spots, as well as hand drawn animation with a notable sense of play—everything else you see out there looks, comparatively, kind of lame. Clever and nuanced, Mighty Oak animation creates visuals you want to watch repeatedly just to catch the tiny details you probably missed the first time around. Take, for example,...
After spending winter (and March and April… and some of May) holed up indoors, we’ve reached peak anticipation of balmy, summery evenings. Perhaps you plan to dance yrself clean at one of LCD Soundsystem’s many festival appearances, but in the realm of non-festival dance parties, but festivals can be overwhelming, keeping up with a lineup sometimes takes away from one’s commitment to the actual dancing. While New Yorkers don’t get down nearly hard enough...

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