Watch: The Incredible Sci-Fi Story “Beware the Dandelions” from Meadows Prize Winner Complex Movements

Complex Movements (Photo by Kim Leeson)
Complex Movements (Photo by Kim Leeson)

This winter, 2015 Meadows Prize winner Complex Movements brings its multimedia performance art pod to the Tower Building in Fair Park for a month-long engagement.

Part musical performance, part visual art installation and part community organizing tool, Beware of the Dandelions tells a sci-fi story of building a movement from the grassroots up and is performed for groups of 35 people at a time inside the pod, a 400-square-foot polyhedron that serves as an immersive performance art space. Before the live show, here’s a look at the Movements’ incredible and moving past performance. Read more

Meadows Prize Winner Introduces a Movement Through Performance

 

Scene from the Jawole Zollar Dance Workshop in the Taubman Atrium (Photo by Kim Leeson)
Scene from the Jawole Zollar Dance Workshop in the Taubman Atrium (Photo by Kim Leeson)

In 2014, the Meadows School of the Arts announced the recipient of its fifth annual Meadows Prize arts residency – choreographer Jawole (pronounced JAH-woe-lay) Willa Jo Zollar, the founder and artistic director of New York-based dance company Urban Bush Women (UBW). In February of 2015, Zollar brought her dance group to Meadows for an introduction. In one FACE (First Year-Arts Community Experience) class, The Urban Bush Women performed an interpretive introduction that is simply riveting.  Read more