november, 2019

09nov11:00 am1:00 pmKinetic Light at BeltlineFree Public Dance Performance

Event Details

In advance of their Nov 23 performance of DESCENT at Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center for the Arts, disability arts ensemble Kinetic Light will perform at the Atlanta Beltline. They will present excerpts from Under Momentum, specifically customized for the Beltline. Under Momentum is a dance work that celebrates the joys of being continuously in motion, the allure of speed, and the beautiful futility of resisting gravity.

Location: Eastside trail immediately across from Paris on Ponce // 3Heart coffee // across the bridge from Ponce City Market

This performance is free and open to the public. Parking and elevator access to the Beltline is available at Ponce City Market.

About Kinetic Light: Under the direction and artistic leadership of Alice Sheppard, Kinetic Light is a project-based ensemble of disabled artists committed to intersectional disability aesthetics and culture and accessibility as central parts of the art and creative process. Working in the disciplines of art, technology, design, and dance, Kinetic Light creates, performs, and teaches at the nexus of access, disability, dance, and race.

Photo — Alice Sheppard & Laurel Lawson of Kinetic Light; photo by Hayim Heron, courtesy of Jacob’s Pillow.

Image Description: With their arms interlocked, Laurel Lawson gazes toward Alice Sheppard. Alice balances on the left side of her wheelchair–returning Laurel’s gaze. They are on an outdoor platform, with lush greenery in the background.