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Chicagoans recommend a labor memoir, the Walking Dead comics, and Reggie Wilson's dance work in progress

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Roell Schmidt, Links Hall director is intrigued by:

Reggie Wilson's dance work in progress Reggie Wilson's developing a Joyce Award project, a new work on Moses called "(Project) the Moseses Project." It was really exciting to see such an established choreographer and what he's able to create in the studio. We got to see these early glimpses that may or may not be in the final product, but I am a process addict, so I really loved it.

The three dancers were amazing, and Reggie has a really great, very relaxed way of describing his process and talking about the things that he's interested in. He's really into fractals right now, so soon everybody in the audience was starting to talk about fractals, using it as a noun and a verb and all sorts of ways. It was infectious.

I had never heard him speak before this work-in-progress showing. He definitely has this strong political point of view that he consistently conveys in his work, but at least in how he talks about it and the works that he showed, he doesn't let that flatten the work. I think art can become fairly one-dimensional if it is just preaching, and he's more expansive than that.

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