Rhode Island
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
yon Tande

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.

Contact Information

First Name: 
yon Tande
Job Title/Position: 
Dance/Performance Artist
Mailing Address: 
23 Chapin Avenue #3R
Providence, RI 02909
Physical Address: 
Providence, RI 02909

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - Ethnic
Dance - Folk
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Dance - Traditional
Humanities - Cultural Heritage
Humanities - Philosophy
Media - Digital
Media - Video
Multi-Disciplinary
Theater - Devised / Artist-Led
Year Founded: 
1997
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Incarcerated (or Formerly Incarcerated) Individuals
LGBTQ Populations
Native American Tribes
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Veteran/Active Duty Military Personnel
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Artists (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Exhibitions
Performance / Concert / Reading
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Residency - Community
Residency - Production / Development
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
4
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
Multi-County Region
State
Multi-State Region
National
International

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Education: 
Long Island University

I am a Touring Artist

State of Residence: 
Rhode Island