yon Tande (né Whitney V. Hunter) is a multidisciplinary artist/culture worker and BLACK SEED Native committed to culture as catalyst. His work centers around cultivating the individual and communal spirit through performance, education and curation. His works have been presented through Kumble Theater, La Mama, Grace Exhibition Space, Panoply Performance Laboratory, and in the streets of NYC, Chicago and Detroit. He has worked with the Martha Graham Dance Company, Rod Rodgers Dance Company, Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, Martha Clarke, Fiona Templeton, Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik, John Jesurun, Kankouran West African Dance Company and others. He was a Movement Research Artist in Residence (2013-15), a founding member/curator of Social Health Performance Club and presently a Ph.D. Driskell Fellow at Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts.
Profile Type: Artist