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JUNE 21, 2022
10 AM-8 PM ET
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Philadelphia, PA 19125

 BY POETIC SOCIETIES
ava ansari with
anna andel, sarms jabra, and zena ozeir




HEALING MACHINE: THEY WILL CARRY US
6.19.20, Downtown Variety, La Ma Ma
1.1-4.21, Radical Remedies, Detroit Narrative Agency, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

->exerpts from telepresence  multimedia narrative
a transmedia poem with Halima Afi Cassells about her journey through motherhood, from home birth to the traveling seeds of the Mississippi River, over the waves of Rafael Leafar's saxophone. 

tags:
open journalism, telepresence rituals, radical care, healing justice

TELEMATIC WATER PRAYER
3.14.22,REFEST Festival, CultureHub
9.23-25.22,JAM3A Festival, Arab American National Museum (AANM)

->cinematic ritual
a remote ceremony for bending water with Saeid Shanbehzadeh
tags:
darkplays, tribal rituals, remote embodiment


G—RAY AREA
3.13.21,”For Your Eyes Only,” University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities
->more
an area within the confusing nature of public-private for celebrating the sensual body and removing public pain.
tags:
public intervention, radical presence, celebratory heterotopia, sensual democracy


GOOSH[T] NADEH: MOONSHINE
05.14.18, Poetic Societies, Boston-Edison
->Music video
a music video for Moonshine song from "Goosh[t] Nadeh: Don't Listen, Don't Meat" album in collaboration with Borderline Knowledge


tags:
transmedia album, transnational exchange


SUBWAY
2012, Georgia Tech
->video of Ava’s dance
->video of anonymuos group dance

->paper
->photos upon request
an off-radar app for public dance against the preventing laws
tags:
participatory performance art, vital media, social