ELEVATE 2021 strives to reconnect audiences with public art throughout the city

Adron McCann – WABE
October 6, 2021

Atlanta’s annual public arts festival ELEVATE is well underway, with a full calendar of October events in celebration of its theme, “Reopen, Reconnect, Reignite, Revival.” Among these is a collaboration between ELEVATE and France-Atlanta called “A Dance, Reunited.” The multimedia program takes place on Oct. 17th at the Atlanta Contemporary and explores the global art community’s struggle and resurgence through COVID-19. The evening will feature a film screening, a discussion panel, and a performance of a new dance work by Indya Childs called “Tokoliana.” Childs joined “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes along with Charmaine Minniefield, visual artist and Curator of ELEVATE 2021, to talk about “A Dance, Reunited,” and the personal and global story of resilience Childs’ piece tells.

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