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Amelia is framed to the right of the picture smiling. They are wearing a sky blue tie dye shirt and brown cap. They are pictured in Abiquiu, New Mexico, by the Chama River, surrounded by cholla cacti blooming bright pink flowers with a mountainous landscape behind.

Meditations in a Chronic Emergency

Meditations in a Chronic Emergency

With lo-fi dreams and high-def humor, Bande brings MC vibes to the day. Interluding music with spoken performance, the live extimacy of Bande’s presence reaches out via emo-techno-bridges. Her humor is a vessel that holds deep feelings sprinkled with softly misted relief. Her languages speak of collective anger and desperation, of laughter, of tears, of love, and of how we care (and don’t) for one another. This is illness talk, COVID forever talk, talk of disappearance, disposability, denial, but also talk of kinship, of gentle brushes of truth, and of mutual connection and disconnection. Bande will bring songs and meditations: welcome.

If you are in the UK the time for this event is 22:00-23:00 GMT +1

About the Artist

Amelia Bande is an artist from Chile based in California and New York. Her play Chueca won the 2006 Chilean National Playwright Award and was later published by Sangría Editora. Her solo and collaborative work has been shown at Artists Space, The Poetry Project, Storm King Arts Center, and Participant Inc. (New York) NgBK and HAU2 (Berlin), Human Resources (Los Angeles), and Teatro Sidarte (Santiago). She was co-editor of Critical Correspondence, an online journal of Movement Research. A sound archive of her early performances with Canción de Amor Desea Verle was released by Infinito Audio, Chile in 2017. She’s currently a Writer in Residence at NYU’s Spanish and Portuguese Department.


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