Brown Stew Fish Story
Inspired by the stories of Kwaku Anansi, Akan God of all stories, "Brown Stew Fish Story '' utilizes wit, cunning and creativity to weave an extravagant and fully improvisational story of resistance and survival. Broken into three interweaving stories, told through movement and text, "Brown Stew Fish Story '' explores acts of transculturation in America. Ranging from personal experiences to societal experiences, this piece serves as an investigation of how culture is inherited, lost, stolen and reappropriated in modern day America. Focusing especially on Jamaican and African American Culture "Brown Stew Fish Story '' serves as both a celebration and a protestation of the ways that Black culture influences mainstream American culture.