With New York based filmmaker Alla Kovgan, we spark a conversation to find out why and how she realized CUNNINGHAM. The 2019 documentary traces American choreographer Merce Cunningham’s artistic evolution over three decades.
Today, we take you to Northwest Chicago, where Puerto Rican born artist Edra Soto has invited us to visit her studio. Soto is an interdisciplinary artist, educator and curator compelled to shape projects that connect with communities.
In Toronto, artist filmmakers Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca produced the film RISE to illuminate the creative force of a local youth-led spoken word movement known as RISE Edutainment. A subway station serves as the set where the collective’s poets, rappers, and musicians voice their experiences as first and second generation immigrants from the Caribbean and Africa.