Artists in Residence at Destiny Arts Center visited the Visions into Infinite Archives exhibition to add their voices to the archive through creative responses.
Eshe Shukura responded to Marilyn Wong’s work with the performance and visual poem below.
Selected works from Marilyn Wong, Visions into Infinite Archives exhibition
Eshe Shukura creates for the broken and unapologetically beautiful. They are a performance artist with a love for movement and sparse language. They would like to thank Marilyn Wong for her inspiration.
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.