Livestreaming a Efficiency: Posaka | HowlRound Theatre Commons


La MaMa Experimental Theatre Membership presents Posaka with Kinding Sidaw livestreaming on the worldwide, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV community at howlround.television on Saturday 22 October 2022 at 1 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 4 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

Kinding Sindaw celebrates our 30 12 months anniversary!

Combining therapeutic chant, thunderous gong, tantric motion, and foodways transmitted by Indigenous rituals, Posaka awakens all of the senses in an encounter guided by genuine tradition-bearers visiting from the Southern Philippines. Becoming a member of Kinding Sindaw and its New York-based group of musicians, dancers, and martial artists dwelling in diaspora, Posaka is a efficiency collection that explores themes of displacement, resilience, and collective therapeutic by way of ancestral arts.

Kinding Sindaw is an NYC-based nonprofit dance theater firm composed of indigenous tradition-bearers, Filipino American artists, and educators from all backgrounds based in 1992. Kinding Sindaw exists to claim, protect, reclaim, and re-create the traditions of dance, music, martial arts, storytelling, and orature of the indigenous peoples of Mindanao, Southern Philippines.

Based by a Meranao Bai Labi, Custom and Tradition Bearer, Potri Ranka Manis, Kinding Sindaw recreates the oral traditions of ancestral artwork types from Mindanao and is a resident firm of La MaMa Experimental Theater Firm. Our mission is to teach and enlighten communities in regards to the historical past and cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Philippines. By the usage of indigenous music, dance and cultural artwork types, we function an necessary academic and cultural useful resource in New York Metropolis. We intention to advertise the advocacy for indigenous peoples, in addition to enhance consciousness of common themes which might be a part of the human expertise. The vary of our applications additionally integrates the well being advantages of the ancestral actions that we present and educate to our audiences. By these cultural artwork types, we advocate for the preservation of pure assets which might be the livelihood of the Indigenous peoples. Wellness and therapeutic rituals are additionally embodied within the repertoire of Kinding Sindaw to extend well being and therapeutic consciousness of members and audiences.

Picture by Daisy Wen.


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