My Womb Song is a seven week workshop at The Watah School that explores womb-healing, self-mastery and cultivating the sacred-self using the Sorplusi Method, facilitated by D’bi.young Anitafrika. The workshop runs weekly every THURSDAY from JANUARY 29 to MARCH 12, 2015 5:00pm-7:00pm. WORKSHOP FEE is $700.
My Womb Song using the sorplusi method
facilitated by d’bi.young anitafrika
DURATION: 7 consecutive weeks
TIME: 2 hrs weekly with class + one 1 hr private mentorship session with d’bi.
PLACE: the watah school toronto canada
REGISTRATION LINK: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/mywombsong
Image by Wade Hudson
Creative Writing Reading Series York University
Author d’bi.young anitafrika
Wednesday, January 14 | 4:00 – 5:30 pm Founders College Room 305
ALL ARE WELCOME
d’bi.young anitafrika is an internationally celebrated African-Jamaican-Canadian dub-artist, arts-educator and emerging theatre director. Her trans-disciplinary explorations of identity, gender, sexuality and the human experience have made an indelible mark upon the Canadian & global cultural landscape. She is the published author of eleven plays, two collections of poetry, six dubpoetry albums and is anthologized in numerous publications worldwide. Her achievements include the Canadian Poet of Honor accolade and two Dora Mavor Moore Awards.
d’bi. is the Artistic Director of YEMOYA International Artist and her latest creation is The Watah School, a not-for-profit w/holistic artist development institute in Toronto, Canada. Her mission is to nurture the artist as healer, mentor and keeper of the sacred.
d’bi will be reading from her new play Ssshe Mami Wata.
Presented by the Creative Writing Program in collaboration with the Department of English. For more information, contact Andrea Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Light refreshments will be served.
Images by Wade Biblical Hudson and Noncedo Charmaine
PLEASE SHARE…As of today January 13, 2015, The Watah School, A Black Trans-Disciplinary Arts Institute and Professional Theatre Company has been DENIED ALL GRANTS APPLIED TO from Local, Provincial and National Granting bodies in Canada – 9 Grants in total…AND STILL WE RISE!!! Please contribute to OUR FUNDING CAMPAIGN
d’bi.young anitafrika | dub-artist
d’bi.young anitafrika, Artistic Director of The Watah School, is an internationally celebrated African-Jamaican-Canadian dub-artist, arts-educator and emerging theatre director, whose Pan-African trans-disciplinary explorations of identity, gender, sexuality, class and the human experience, continue to make an indelible mark upon the Canadian & global cultural landscape. Her travels have taken her to Africa, the Caribbean, South Asia, North America, Europe & the United Nations, providing her with a world-wide lab to experiment with and expand upon her Sorplusi Method theoretical framework.
d’bi. is the published author of eleven plays, two collections of poetry, six dubpoetry albums and is anthologized in numerous publications worldwide. She is the recipient of the Canadian Poet of Honor accolade, two Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the KM Hunter Theatre Award, and the Mayor’s Arts Council Award. d’bi. is the Artistic Director of YEMOYA International Artist Residency & the program designer-facilitator of the Arts Academy of The Stephen Lewis Foundation. She teaches ongoing publicly-accessible workshops at The Watah School.
Her latest creation is a new solo show entitled ‘Ssshe Mami Wata’ chronicling the life of a queer-church-going-erotic-dancer living in present day Jamaica who is touched by the ancient African God/dess Mami Wata. The piece premieres March 2015 in The Audre Lorde Works-In-Progress Festival at Dancemakers Theatre.
Image by Anthony Gebrehiwot