background preloader

Booty booty

Facebook Twitter

Entretien : "Twerk and Shout !", le twerk féministe. Depuis plus d’un an, Fannie Sosa et Poussy Draama organisent des cours de twerk dans toute la France.

Entretien : "Twerk and Shout !", le twerk féministe

Des ateliers pas comme les autres, où femmes (et hommes) de tous âges apprennent à bouger leurs fesses tout en s’initiant au féminisme. Bienvenue chez les activistes du bootyshake. Un twerkshop à Paris, en juin 2013. (Crédit image : Fanny Chassot) Big Freedia : «Le "bounce" ne parle que de libérer le corps» Il fait partie de ces artistes «showtime».

Big Freedia : «Le "bounce" ne parle que de libérer le corps»

Spectaculaire, Big Freedia (né Freddie Ross) l’est assurément. En dix ans, il est devenu une figure queer du bounce de La Nouvelle-Orléans, genre très porté sur les fessiers et les cassures de hanches et ancêtre du twerk. Il est arrivé à Calvi pour décomplexer la ville corse, s’il en était besoin. L’esprit du bounce «C’est une histoire de tempo, de basses très puissantes. 06 makkay. What Does It Take To Be The ‘Dancehall Queen?’ – The Establishment. Through the transition from girl to woman, I loved my culture, but didn’t always feel like it loved me.

What Does It Take To Be The ‘Dancehall Queen?’ – The Establishment

Ava DuVernay once tweeted, “To be a woman who loves hip hop at times is to be in love with your abuser. Because the music was and is that. And yet the culture is ours.” Growing up immersed in the music and culture of my Jamaican heritage, Ava’s words echoed my feelings toward dancehall. ART&FEMINISM // An Interview with Fannie Sosa: On Twerking and the Commons. Interview by Alison Hugill ; Monday, Jun. 22, 2015 Argentinian and Black-Brazilian artist, healer, and researcher Fannie Sosa has been traveling the world, both online and off, with her politically-informed and informative “twerkshops.”

ART&FEMINISM // An Interview with Fannie Sosa: On Twerking and the Commons

Sosa is well-versed in the history of twerking, and similar diasporic practices, as loci of resistance, remembrance, and pleasure. Through her artistic and academic work she has brought together theories of race and gender with indigenous healing practices and contemporary movement and dance. Scene and heard: New Orleans Bounce and 'sissy rap' Two and a half years ago I travelled to New Orleans and spent a week meeting bounce DJs and going to bounce clubs.

Scene and heard: New Orleans Bounce and 'sissy rap'

It was there I discovered that the mass exodus caused by Hurricane Katrina was helping this largely localised and insular hip-hop scene spread to surrounding cities. Bounce has been around since the early 90s and is known for its repetitive, raw, jittery beats and repetitive, simple, often sexually explicit lyrics. It's music for girls to bounce their bits to and they often obligingly do this. Search for "New Orleans bounce" on YouTube and you'll be met with more frantically jiggling bum cheeks than the back window of an away team rugby coach heading back home after scraping a narrow victory with an illegal try.

The beats in bounce tracks are almost exclusively made up of samples from two tracks: UK rapper Derek B's Rock The Beat and Showboys' Drag Rap. COSMIC ASS Marilou Poncin : Fannie Sosa. Feminist Twerking. Is Twerking Sexist? Carlene The Dancehall Queen Impact on Jamaica and Dancehall. Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary -Long Teaser-