Photo Flash: 2010 soloNOVA Artist of the Year
TerraNOVA Collective's event honoring Nilaja Sun as the 2010 soloNOVA Artist of the Year was held at Performance Space 122 on Friday, May 21.
The event, presented as part of the 7th Annual soloNOVA Arts Festival, celebrate the career of Nilaja Sun as a performer and arts educator and featured performances by Desmond Child (songwriter and producer of such hits as Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" and Aerosmith's "Angel"),
Daniel Banks (Hip Hop Theater Initiative, DNAWorks), students inspired by her Obie Award winning solo play, No Child..., remarks by the Executive Director of Epic Theatre Ensemble, Theatre Development Fund's Education Director, David Rothenberg (WBAI), and Scott Morfee (Barrow Street Theater), and excerpts of scenes from playwrights Eduardo Machado (INTAR), Carmen Rivera (La Gringa, Under the Mango Tree) and Candido Tirado (Mama's Boyz).
Students reading poem's inspired by No Child
Student performing excerpt from No Child
James Carter & Jennifer Conley Darling