“TorchLit” is a series of occupations of the CCOV studio to allow artists to question, research and work on practices identified as important by the dance community, and whose development is needed and a priority of the moment.
The artists who have participated in a Torch-lit studio occupation:
Ja “Jigsaw” James Britton Johnson – July 27 to 31, 2020
Justin de Luna – August 3 to 7, 2020
Ivanie Aubin-Malo – September 28 to October 2, 2020
Ja “Jigsaw” James Britton Johnson
During his week at the CCOV, Ja “Jigsaw” James Britton Johnson will work around the concept of video capture, light and lighting of black and brown skin for dance on film with other members of the Outfit Mob: Alexandra “Spicey” Landé and Frédérique “Pax” Dumas, and also with performers Mecdy Jean-Pierre and Mukoma “J. Style” Nshinga, visual artist Jules de Niverville, lighting designer Olivier Duplessis and makeup artist Gérardine Jeune.