Rehearsal for LAMBI UMAR Location: Driveway body movement by Autumn Knight, Megan Jackson, Abijan Johnson
Collective Narratives From a Bowl Location: Dining Room Open Conversation Led by Jennifer Palermo The parachute room was a space for audience members and artists to gather and share their stories. Jennifer Palermo led one session.
Timeline Location: Bedroom by Jacsun Shah Poet and VBB co-founder Jacsun Shah performed a poem. An excerpt of the piece is part of the overall documentary about the production. “Timeline” The year is 1966. I live with two roommates, … Continue reading
Waiting Room Location: Dining Room Body Movement by Autumn Knight, Megan Jackson, Abijan Johnson Autumn Knight: I went forward with the project because Planned Parenthood and the work they do are generally critical, and I personally support their mission. This … Continue reading
How the Show Began Location: Driveway by Sehba Sarwar & Autumn Knight Sehba Sarwar and Autumn Knight introduced the show. Sarwar, who conceived the show, talked about her experiences in Karachi and in Houston and how religious extremism is escalating … Continue reading
Opening Ceremony Location: Driveway by Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl The opening act for Women Under Siege was a dance performance by Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl, a group of women and men who perform Native American dance around Houston and beyond. The evening … Continue reading