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21 - Feb
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Where:Insititute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02210
For more than 20 years, Reggie Wilson and his Fist and Heel Performance Group have explored the spiritual and mundane traditions of Africa and its diaspora through contemporary dance. Expanding on his previous research of African American spiritual worship and movement, Wilson's newest work, POWER, considers how the Black Shaker community might have lived and worshipped. POWER takes inspiration from notable Shaker women leaders like Mother Ann Lee, founder of the Shaker community, and Mother Rebecca Cox Jackson, founder of the first African-American Shaker community in Philadelphia. Featuring a thrilling cast of dancers and musicians, POWER examines and enlivens Shaker values, contributions, practices, and history through a postmodern American lens.

ICA admission is included with all ICA performance tickets. Note that timed tickets are required to experience Yayoi Kusama: LOVE IS CALLING. A limited number will be available for performance ticket-holders, first come, first served, in person only.
About Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group is a Brooklyn-based dance company whose mission is to create, research, develop, and present new performance work that investigates the intersections of culture and movement practices. The Company's body of works draws from the spiritual and mundane traditions of Africa and its Diaspora; Fist and Heel believes in the potential of the body as a valid means for knowing. 

The choreography of Reggie Wilson displays rigor, structure and craft in a postmodern dance vernacular. His choreography expands the limitations of textbook definitions of "black dance" and range from strict dance pieces to full, all-inclusive performance art pieces with arranged vocalizations, text, and inclusion of other media. Fist and Heel's performance works strive

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