Two black dancers in the production of Cane. One points to the sky while the other is crouching.

SLIPPAGE and Wideman-Davis Dance present

CANE: A Responsive Environment Dancework

Inspired by Jean Toomer’s experimental 1923 text of the Harlem Renaissance, CANE explores memories of African American sharecropping held by a technologically-devised canefield. Created by technologists, dancers, and visual artists, CANE suggests possibilities of shimmering mediated histories mixed in real-time via a specially-constructed responsive environment.

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2013 CANE Performance

Opening Sequence

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2013 Performance

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