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DAYS TOGETHER from Spaces of otherness on Vimeo.

After he picked up and moved to Düsseldorf to dance for Ballett am Rhein, Atlanta-born dancer and Ailey/Fordham grad Marquet K. Lee sought both an outlet for choreographic play and a break from his day job. He found that opportunity in the project he initiated with Wun Sze Chan, a co-worker whom Lee felt shared his dance language. The resulting years-long collaboration and its culminating dance work, called days together, was documented by videographer Michael Maurissens in the studio where it was created . We’re thrilled to say that it will also live on in print, in a long-form conversation with { Dd }’s Lara Wilson featured in our inaugural journal.

Watch the dance above, then pre-order Issue 01 here.

 

Written by Lara Wilson

Hearkening from Michigan, Lara Wilson is a dancer, choreographer, dance filmmaker, and writer. She recently moved to Southern California from New York, where she graduated summa cum laude from The Ailey School/Fordham University with a B.F.A. in Dance in 2009. While in New York, Lara’s choreography was presented locally and internationally. She is excited to be pursuing her various callings in sunny Cali, where she is truly a DIY Dancer.
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