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Solange Continues to Revolutionize Avant Garde Art With Her New Dance Installation

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Solange Continues to Revolutionize Avant Garde Art With Her New Dance Installation

by Vrinda Jagota via http://www.papermag.com

Solange’s last album, A Seat at the Table, was not only a sonically and lyrically poignant reflection on black womanhood, but also a dense cross-disciplinary art project that combined voice recordings, music, dance, and avant-garde costume and set design. Now, she’s pushing her artistic boundaries ever further with a new performance art piece called Metatronia.

The piece was debuted at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Solange directed the video and choreographed the accompanying dance performance with Gerard & Kelly. She also created a sculpture called Metatron’s Cubethat is transportable and will be shown across the country, Dazed reports.

Metatron’s Cube is a minimalist white cube with a set of stairs and large geometric cutouts along its faces. A video of the performance shows dancers clad in white, black, and yellow flowy outfits moving in sharp, angular …

 

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