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Orlando Hernández

Orlando Hernández is a tap dancer and poet. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, on the tribal lands of the Narragansett and Wampanoag peoples.

Continuation and the Break: Notes on Black Lives and Tap Dance

In a layered essay, Orlando Hernández weaves together the history and practice of tap dance with insights into pandemic, US anti-blackness, native theology, and Western time. An intimate look at the syncopated art form offers countering modes of arranging our experience.

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The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2021

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