Looking for Lorraine: Young, Gifted and Black to Black Lives Matter a new performance by Angela Counts Area Code Art Fair "Informed by values of collective intelligence, transparent experimentation, and open access, AREA CODE has been developed in collaboration with a team of Boston-area curators, and will be free for exhibitors and viewers." Still from "My Muslim Daughter" by Angela Counts. Stand Up! Group Exhibition - Gallery Kayafas, Boston (2017) Friday, August 21, 2020 at 8pm. YouTube Live. 25 Minutes. For more information visit Area Code Art Fair at https://www.areacodeartfair.com/counts Counts performs an investigative homage to the timeless vision and radical voice of playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry.
Angela premiered new film work and performances in StandUp!, a group exhibition held in July 2017 at Gallery Kayafas in Boston. StandUp! featured all *women artists and was organized by artist-curator, Silvi Naci and 8 or more co-curators (see below for detailed information from Naci's site, Silver Projects ). Still from Hijab, Red Sea by Angela Counts (c) 2017 Still from Breakfast with Abu by Angela Counts (c) 2017 Still from Hijab, Red Sea by Angela Counts (c) 2017 The following is from the Silver Projects website. It was an incredible experience, and it was a thrill to share the experience with so many amazing *women artists and curators, and all who attended the weeklong exhibition. STAND UP : All Women* Group Exhibition at Gallery Kayafas JULY 10 6-10pm – Opening Reception Performances by: 6-6:30 – ALICIA RODRIGUEZ ALVISA 6:30-7 – BIANCA BROXTON 7:00-7:30 – MAGGIE CAVALLO 7:30-8 – ANA LOOR 8:00-8:30 – SARAH PITAN 8:30-9:00 – M
Playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, and performance artist Educator, former Admissions Officer at Major U.S. universities. Angela Counts is the recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting award for the dramatic comedy, Hedy Understands Anxiety , publish ed by Dramatic Publishing . She is a former director of admissions at Harvard University and has taught screenwriting and theater for University of Arizona, Emerson College, Suffolk University, and Sundance Collab (advisor/co-teacher). Angela’s plays, films, videos, and performances have been presented across the U.S. and she has received play commissions from New York Theater Workshop, New York, NY and On with Living and Learning, Cambridge, MA. The Living Room Project, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA She has written and co-produced original short screenplays, produced by Wild Wimmin Productions that have screened in the U.S. and internationally, and spec screenplays, including Hedy Understand