Notes on Territory is adapted from a performance-lecture and installation for the study of containment architecture and embodied resistance. It considers recurring motifs in the development of the modern prison, exploring how those same motifs are repurposed in bodies and movements of people in prison as freedom practices.
Anna Martine Whitehead has been presented by the San José Museum of Art; Velocity Dance Center; Links Hall; AUNTS; Pieter Performance Space; and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She has developed her craft working closely with Onye Ozuzu, Jefferson Pinder, taisha paggett, Every house has a door, Keith Hennessy, BodyCartography Project, Julien Prévieux, Jesse Hewit, and the Prison + Neighborhood Art Project, among others. She has written for Art21 Magazine, C Magazine, Frieze, Art Practical; and contributed to Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings (Oxford University Press, 2017). She is the author of TREASURE | My Black Rupture (Thread Makes Blanket, 2016). annamartine.com