“Cognitive Distortions, Ancestral Patterns”
Recent streaming performance Thursday, November 3, in the Duderstadt Center Video Studio
“Cognitive Distortions, Ancestral Patterns” uses cognitive distortions to understand the experiences of immigrant women artists as it relates to assimilation, segregation, and mental health care. Alongside research of social work practices with immigrant communities, Belaya documents the expertise of these artists to examine communal care of immigrant women in the United States.
Featuring filmed interviews of immigrant women artists living in New York City, live video projection mixing, movement, and music written for string quartet + jazz quintet. Sonya Belaya in collaboration with Laura Sofía Pérez, featuring Grey McMurray and students at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
Presented by the Center for World Performance Studies in partnership with the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.