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    Reclaiming Pleasure — Vol. I

    Safe Haven

    Ntombi Moyo

    A yearning for healing within our physical and emotional capacities.

    Returning Home — Vol. III

    Motherland Guadeloupe

    Mimi Quiquine

    I re-connect to understand Guadeloupe's history and culture and to reinforce my identification as both French and the French Caribbean.

    Returning Home — Vol. III

    Black In Tokyo

    Amarachi Nwosu

    Exposing people around the world to the black foreign experience of living in a homogenous country and examining the dichotomy between the preservation of personal customs while adopting Japanese traditions.

    Returning Home — Vol. II

    Inheritance

    Rebecca KellyG

    A physical exploration of how the bodies of women of the African Diaspora in the US hold both trauma and the power of healing.

    Returning Home — Vol. II

    I Gave Myself Space To Go Back…Pt. II

    Yetunde Olagbaju

    It is a slowed moment where our past, present, and future self are on this earthly plane.

    Returning Home — Vol. I

    SHE IS, SHE WAS, SHE

    Malikah McHerrin-Cobb

    This performance art piece defies what it means to know your identity. How do we get back to the basics of how we define women, and how do we build and create them?

    Returning Home — Vol. I

    Black Grls

    Chinasa Porter

    This short is a sweet bit of medicine for Black women and girls who are in need of a reminder of their sacredness.

    Disconnecting to Reconnect

    The Black Girl Magik collective supports each member in her healing journeys through our annual self-care break. During this time we disconnect from social media to the capacity our programming allows, the internet and other distractions to further reconnect with ourselves. Additionally, we take this time to re-engage with the mission of the collective and to return the root of what it means to organize and build collectively. We are now considering what this self-care break can look like when we invite transparency into our restoration process, and engage our community through physical programming.

    The main goal of our residency with Powrplnt is to provide resources for women of color to engage in restoration and healing and to define self-care on their terms. We aim to: 1) conjure the capacity to center the resilience of women of color; 2) provide resources for women of color to engage in restoration and healing with us, and to define self-care on their terms; 3) host programming, open studios and discussions for and with the community.

    Healing is a journey and we are honoring this journey as a collective by disconnecting from social media, the internet and other distractions to further reconnect with ourselves. We invite you to join us and can’t wait to share how you can meet us IRL.

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    Reclaiming Pleasure
    Returning Home

    Reclaiming Pleasure

    "Reclaiming Pleasure" is the assertion of sexual power, alongside a period of recovery. It is a Black woman finding strength in her sensuality and grounding autonomy in the realms of pleasure and desire. It is the rejection of standards set on our ancestors and the distinction between agency and objectification.

    Our Stories (2)

    Conversations (1)

    Events (1)

    Vibes (3)

    Resident DJ: Alfafa Brown

    vol. i — Trunode

    Resident DJ: ON MOMMAS

    vol. ii — In Practice of Being

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    Reclaiming Pleasure
    Returning Home

    Returning Home

    “Returning Home” is an exploration back to lands, rituals and traditions that we have always known. It is voyaging and feeling at home as soon as you step foot on the ground. It is hearing music and your soul perceiving the frequencies. It is seeing a familiar face and knowing that somehow you have met before. “Returning Home” is a return to self.

    Our Stories(3)

    Conversations (1)

    Events (7)

    Vibes (3)

    Resident DJ: Poetic

    vol. i — Coming Home

    Resident DJ: Diva

    vol. ii — Congo Calypso

    All Themes

    Reclaiming Pleasure
    Returning Home