Rha Goddess – LOW

2017-06-20T14:21:04+00:00

LOW poses the question: What is insanity? This one-woman multi-media work explores the stigma and isolation surrounding mental illness and asserts that reaching a real state of "well being" is a revolutionary act. The text for LOW is a series of poems and monologues that reveal the multi-layered personality of Lowquesha through a mixture of [...]

CrimeJazz words poetry & beyond (1998-2010)

2019-10-10T20:50:58+00:00

CrimeJazz words poetry and beyond was a literary crossover event in which Literature and Poetry are alternated with Hip Hop, Folk, Spoken Word, NuSoul, Jazz and other related music styles by Sasha Dees and Philip Powel (John106). (trailer by Eelko Ferwerda) Alongside classic poetry and prose, CrimeJazz gives a stage to more present-day [...]

Danzaisa (2000 – 2006)

2018-11-06T18:55:16+00:00

Gabri Christa (choreographer) founded Danzaisa as a company dedicated to inter-cultural and inter-disciplinary work. Sasha has worked as Danzaisa's producer on: "Yeye" (2000-2002) premiere at PS122 with vocalist DK Dyson, composers Vernon Reid & Suphala  (followed by international tour). "Ri-Te-S" (summer 2002) special commissioned piece for Summerstage Central Park with musicians Butch Morris & Greg [...]

Vaders (fathers)

2017-08-02T19:37:16+00:00

For many children in Suriname and children of Surinamese descent something is going on with their fathers. Too often, that something is nothing. When fathers are not a part of their lives, children are raised by mothers, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, and grandparents and “father” is a missing link. For the children, this can result [...]