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A Conversation between Andre Tyson and Douglas Kearney (Air/Light Podcast #1)

As the first installment of the Air/Light Podcast, we’re thrilled to present a conversation between choreographer Andre Tyson and Douglas Kearney about their performance, Code~dIsSoNaNcE~REVERIE.

The conversation was hosted by Air/Light editor David L. Ulin. It was recorded on October 20, 2020.

Andre Tyson was Principal Dancer and Company Teacher with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater from 1985-1994. He is a former Assistant Dean of the Dance School at the California Institute of the Arts.

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Douglas Kearney has published six books, including the award-winning poetry collection "Buck Studies" (Fence Books); libretti, "Someone Took They Tongues" (Subito); and criticism, "Mess and Mess and" (Noemi Press). His newest collection, "Sho" (Wave), is forthcoming next spring. A Whiting Foundation and Foundation for Contemporary Arts Cy Twombly awardee with residencies/fellowships from Cave Canem, The Rauschenberg Foundation, and others, Kearney teaches creative writing at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities.

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