Co-Creating the Archive: Kiyan (Kiki) Williams Responds to Eve LaFountain

Artists in Residence at Destiny Arts Center visited the Visions into Infinite Archives exhibition to add their voices to the archive through creative responses.

Kiyan (Kiki) Williams responded to the work of Eve LaFountain featured in the exhibition with the song below.

Wendaabang: Biidaaban (East: Dawn Comes)

Eve LaFountain’s Wendaabang: Biidaaban (East: Dawn Comes)

Kiki Williams response

Kiyan Kiki Williams aka Mx Sula is a multidisciplinary performance artist, activist, and Black butterfly from Newark, New Jersey. To see what they’re dreaming and scheming about follow them on Instagram and visit their website.

Explore all the creative responses here!

The Emerging Artist Residency is a 3-month paid residency at Destiny Arts Center that cultivates the artist growth of LGBTQQI2-S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, two-spirit) identified performing artists ages 18-24. Led by mentor teaching artists, Indira Allegra and India Davis, residents work through a collaborative process to create solo and group performances that include storytelling, spoken word, movement, and theater. The residency culminates in a community showcase on April 22nd and 23rd

The Queer Emerging Artist Residency is specifically designed for LGBTQQIA2-S identified artists of color and their white allies who are interested in utilizing art and performance as tools for social change.