Spreadin' the Blues...

...one dance at a time

Angularity & Asymmetry

Here you'll find some images showing the angularity and asymmetry in African American dances and culture.

“The Shoemaker”

Watercolor Painting by Jacob Lawrence (1945)

Whiteys Lindy Hoppers

Pearl Primus

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Barrelhouse Blues

Choreographed by Katherine Dunham
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Screenshots from Sandra Gibson and James Berry

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