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After investigating Resmaa Menakem’s book, My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, Bebe and Martha invite a participatory-moving-vocalizing-talking dialogue. In call and response style, they will share discoveries and then invite each other and participants to embody responses. Springboard concepts for creative practice can be: anchors for self-care and dealing with ‘the long-haul,’ somatic abolitionism, Bodies of Culture, intergenerational trauma, white-bodied supremacy, VIMBAs, body-centered activism, to name a few. Ideally, group participants will have read the book, or a synopsis or critique of it, before the conference. As interactive somas, this time provides a space to feel how cultural forces, both oppressive and liberatory, impact every-day and unique somatic experience. Dive into choices of creative movement processes, recuperation, performative feelings, intersubjective sensing, and play, while accessing courage and safety.
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