Anna Martine Whitehead (Chicago, IL) makes performances. She has been presented by venues including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, San José Museum of Art, Velocity Dance Center, Chicago Cultural Center, Links Hall, AUNTS, Pieter, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and CounterPULSE. She has developed her craft working closely with Onye Ozuzu, Jefferson Pinder, taisha paggett, Every house has a door, Keith Hennessy, BodyCartography Project, Julien Prévieux, Jesse Hewit, and the Prison + Neighborhood Art Project, among others. She is the recipient of a 2019 Graham Foundation Award, 2018 3Arts Award, 2018 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist Award, and a 2017 Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant. Martine has written about blackness, queerness, and bodies in action for Art21 Magazine, C Magazine, Frieze, Art Practical, and contributed chapters to a range of publications, including most recently Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings (Oxford, 2017), Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements (Sobsercove, 2016), Platforms: Ten Years of Chances Dances (2016), and Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism (NYU, 2009). Martine is the author of TREASURE | My Black Rupture (Thread Makes Blanket, 2016).
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