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portrait of myself as my father was commissioned by Peak Performances @ Montclair State University, and was a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by MDC Live Arts in partnership with Miami Light Project, Georgia Institute of Technology, 651 ARTS, Dance Center of Columbia College and company nora chipaumire. The Creation Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency).
Development and production was funded in part by The Map Fund, supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and New York State Council on the Arts.
Residency support was received from the Dance in Process Program at Gibney Dance; also from MANCC, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Miami Light Project, 92Y Harkness Dance Center, Amherst College, and École des Sables. Additional support: The Africa Contemporary Arts Consortium, The Suitcase Fund, The Japan Contemporary Dance Network (JCDN/Kyoto), and Les Subsistances (Lyon, France).
The presentation of portrait of myself as my father was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.