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Artist Talk with Jasmine Hearn, On A Patient Practice

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 6:00pm

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Join us for a conversation with choreographer and multidisciplinary artist Jasmine Hearn regarding their current residency project, A Patient Practice. Since fall 2020, Hearn has been a KST Artist in Residence for this ongoing project that makes room for intergenerational conversation, play, and study. Throughout the residency Hearn will hold space and time to unfurl their lineage as a story-teller, organizer, and dancer by connecting with Pittsburgh based mentors and teachers to continue conversations from past shared memories. More details coming soon!

Jasmine Hearn’s A Patient Practice is presented with support from the Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation.

Jasmine Hearn was raised on the land of the Karankawa and Atapake people, now known as Houston, TX. They spend time as vessel and storyteller using dance and sound as materials to compose, conjure, teach, and perform around the world. Hearn graduated magna cum laude from Point Park University with their B.A. in Dance. They spend their time steeped in the embodied research of a multidisciplinary practice of performance, dance, story-telling, and memory keeping. Hearn works as a performer, curator, director, choreographer, organizer, and teaching artist. They are currently a company member with Urban Bush Women and are a 2019 Jerome Foundation Jerome Hill Fellow. Hearn has collaborated with multidisciplinary artists, Alisha B. Wormsley, Vanessa German, Holly Bass, Jennifer Nagle Myers, and Solange Knowles.Hearn has also worked and performed with David Dorfman Dance, Alesandra Seutin’s vocabdance, Solange Knowles, Kate Watson-Wallace, STAYCEE PEARL dance project, Marjani Forté-Saunders, will rawls, Tara Aisha Willis, Jennifer Myers, Helen Simoneau Danse, Lovie Olivia, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, and with Nick Mauss as a part of exhibition, TRANSMISSIONS, at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Hearn was awarded a 2017 “Bessie”Award for Outstanding Performance with Skeleton Architecture, and has had residencies at the PearlArts Studios, Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Camargo Foundation, and Dance Source Houston. Hearn was a 2018 Movement Research AIR.