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Kriyol Dance! Collective Workshop – Part of a Protest Garden Series

August 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


The Wyckoff House Museum is pleased to have Kriyol Dance! Collective as one of their five participating partners in Protest Garden: Historical Resistance and Radical Cultivation in Brooklyn, a series of free workshops and events that focus around community connections with self care, activism and social justice.


The first of a series of healing workshops presented by the RiseOm Collective. A collaboration of dance, healing, and visual arts.

 Soul Seed Workshops are a series of workshops that create opportunities for healing, growth, and development of our higher selves.

This Root chakra workshop incorporates dance, visual art, and cacao ceremony.

Event Timeline:

  1.  Ceremony- 25-30 Mins – 2:15- 2:45PM,
  2. Movement – 2:45- 3:30PM
  3. Collective Vibration Drawing (Root Chakra Artwork)- 2:45- 3:30PM

** PLEASE be aware Cacoa will be used during the ceremony, please let organizers know if you have an allergy***


Kriyol Dance! Collective envisions its role in the future of socially engaged arts as that which helps to cultivate community consciousness for collective healing.

By creating culturally-informed work and addressing detrimental changes in physical, social, and political contexts of our community, we hope to influence the next generation of activists, visionaries, and advocates. By privileging stories and lived experiences, we hope to build the collective self.

The Nou Series is an experiment in embodied knowledge, resistance, and history that prioritizes “nou” (“us” in Haitian Creole). By exploring the history of The Wyckoff House, documented memories of native Lenape peoples and enslaved Africans in Canarsie, and the migration of Black Caribbeans to Brooklyn, through a lens of muscle memory and spirituality, we hope to build a connected narrative and express it through movement. Our goal is that by positioning our bodies as museum installations we can expand and interrogate stories and processes of cultural preservation and community identity.

This workshop is part of the Protest Garden Project, made possible in part by the Lincoln Center Cultural Innovation Fund, which is generously supported by The Rockefeller Foundation and administered by Lincoln Center.


August 31, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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