Created, Directed, Choreographed by Keomi Tarver
First photo taken by: Tom Martinez
Photos by: Andre-H Photography
Jewelry by: Soulstice By Dee
Costumes by: Vue Evince
Creating a space for the complexities of being a woman. Using movement, poetry and music, Keomi welcomes the vulnerability love and war brings to the surface. She boldly shares her moments of shame, and her experiences while learning to live in her body and being with all the magic, anguish, and divinity within her. She chooses to find the worthy in all of her, finding the beauty of being broken and how it lets light, not only in, but out. Showing how opposing extremes can occupy the same space, finding the grace and love in the midst of the war. Leaning on and supporting women while creating abundance and celebration in womanhood along the way, every city will feature local artists, creating relevance and representation. Love & War asks all the hard questions we keep tucked away due to fear, leaving us exposed and, eventually, free.
Keomi Tarver, Autumn Oftedal, Sharifa Linton, Candace Tabbs, Gabriela Bruno, Jerijah West, Angela Skeete, Jeanann Verlee, Ant Black and True.
Inspired by Beyonce's Pray You Catch Me, this powerful video exhibits the power of acceptance. Showing how our divine self is waiting to be caught. Photo taken by: William Walker Jr.
#PYCM Creation Team:
Photography/Videography: William Lenard Walker Jr.
Editing: Mohsin Siddiqi/Daton Haywood
Artistic Direction: Alan Ince and Vue Evince
Choreography: abunDANCE - Keomi Tarver
Hair/make-up: Sharifa Linton
Stylist: Alfonso Ferguson/ Javon Parkes
Music: Mohsin Siddiqi/Geminelle Rollins
PYCM, an invitation for innovative interpretation, evokes discovery. Through release, liberation and empowerment, we use various art forms to promote authenticity, self-love, and unapologetic-ness. Forwarding an inspired community to ask the divine questions while creating a platform for creatives.