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December, 6-14, 2019

Plasma - Mx. Oops

Mx. Oops dancing on stage.

Plasma is a multimedia dance performance ritual honoring the Divine Femme. Plasma is nectar. Rap, vogue, and general relativity collide in a lecture presentation turned hybrid nightclub spectacle. Plasma is a meditational booty bass invocation. Mx. Oops, master of ceremonies, weaves wildly appropriative ritual ceremony with nightclub ecstatics. Plasma is ecstatics over aesthetics. Who would have thought that breakdance is a place to look for modern mystics? Come join us for a ritual investigation of the cosmic booty pop. Come get drenched in your own indeterminacy.

choreography, costume & video design | Mx. Oops
vocal artist/music composer | Stefa Marin Alarcón
music composer | Xavier Ryan
poetry | Renée Alberts
creative advisor | Thomas F. DeFrantz

Mx. Oops is a transmedia artist with a focus on multimedia performance, urban dance, and queer mysticism. Their work centers hybridity. They have taught and performed across the United States, Kenya, Burkina Faso, China, Russia, England, Austria, and the Netherlands. They have performed their work in NYC venues such as: Santos Party House, The Box, Joyce Soho, Abrons Art Center, Dixon Place, Little Field, and Free Candy. Mx. Oops has been supported by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Jerome Foundation, Dance Theater Workshop Studio Series, New York Live Arts Suitcase Fund, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, and Pearl Diving Movement Residency. They have performed in the work of Nicholas Leichter, Rashaad Newsome, Jeffrey Gibson, HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? Collective, Yozmit, Narcissister, Maida Withers, and the Erick Hawkins Dance Company among others. They have completed an Integrated Media Arts MFA at Hunter College CUNY, BA (Dance Major, Religion Minor) from the George Washington University, a 500hr Yoga Teacher Training, Thai Massage Teacher Training, Sound Massage certification, and over 1000hrs of energy healing/meditation courses and teacher trainings. They currently teach at the City University of New York, in Lehman College’s Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre & Dance.

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A close-up of the performer- she is East-Asian, thin and is looking downwards. She has three contact microphones attached to the bare skin of her chest.

 

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A close-up of the performer- she is East-Asian, thin and is looking downwards. She has three contact microphones attached to the bare skin of her chest.