Artist Statement

The intention of this piece is to elevate and empower women of color. Beyond the exhibition, they are producing a performance series along the BeltLine so that the community and general public can interact with ritual-based activities that will foster dialogue, healing, understanding, and connection.

This piece was performed as part of BeltLine After Dark + Music in the Park on October 18, 2019, in the greenspace in Ashview Heights and adjacent to the Westside Trail.


Artist Bio

T.Lang Dance:
T. Lang Dance creates poetic movement landscapes, illustrating deep and rousing investigations into interdisciplinary creative practices, historical narratives and identity. T. Lang is dedicated to exposing the arts and emerging communities to the creative impact and genius of dance. Lang earned her Bachelors and Masters of Fine Arts in performance and choreography from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts respectively.

Rochelle Washington:
Rochelle Washington is a southern belle with an edge. Creativity has been in my blood since I entered this world. She is a creative powerhouse that uses her voice and her body to tell stories about womanhood, identity, and sisterhood through performance. She works in collaboration with Antres Finnie to produce pieces that discuss and dissect how women leverage each other to heal. “