Choreographer and performance artist Will Rawls discusses elements of his practice in relation to Pope.L’s work on the occasion of member: Pope.L, 1978–2001. The conversation is moderated by Danielle Jackson, a curatorial assistant in the Department of Media and Performance. This program is the first in a four-part series that invites artists working in dance and performance to discuss how Pope.L has influenced their work.
Will Rawls is a New York–based choreographer, performer, curator, and writer. His work explores the relationship between dance and language through the prisms of blackness, abstraction, and opacity.