SHOW US YOUR SPINES is a month-long writer residency + reading in collaboration with the SF Public Library’s Hormel Center. For a month QTIPOC writers work with Hormel Center LGBTQIA archives around a specific queer theme, writing/producing a piece that will then be read/presented the following month at the Hormel Center.
SHOW US YOUR SPINES is featuring work by Marvin K. White, Gregory King, Kyle Casey Chu, and Yaminah LaBelle
Gregory’s Bio from the site:
Gregory King is a tenure track professor of dance at Kent State University and holds an MFA in Choreographic Practice and Theory from Southern Methodist University. His dance training began at the Washington Ballet and continued at American University. Among others, King has performed with The Washington Ballet, New York Theatre Ballet, New York City Opera and Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway. King’s work contextualizes the relevance of black dance aesthetics and cultural signifiers through research, writing, and public presentation and his current research project, titled ‘Digital Activism: Black Bodies Reclaiming Public Space’, combines the disciplines of dance, movement analysis, literary criticism, social psychology, and anthropology. King was recently nominated for a Governor’sAward for the Arts in Ohio and is the 2019 recipient of the Outstanding Creative Contribution award from Kent State University. Find out more about King and his latest work at www.gregoryaking.com.