Visit MoBBallet’s inaugural digital installation And Still they Rose: the Legacy of Black Philadelphians in Ballet.
Evoking the sentiment of a digital museum where you you can wander from room to room discovering the legacy of
Marion Cuyjet, Sydney King recounted by their students Joan Myers Brown, Delores Browne and Judith Jamison.
Take a journey through their formative years of training through video profiles, historical essays and archival photos and documents.
MOBBALLET THEORETICAL LIBRARY PROJECT
Associate Professor and Lecturer of Interior Design Annie Coggan extended an invitation to MoBBallet to become the first ever client of Pratt School of Design Interiors 3rd year studio course. Students were asked Conceptually it would include the intention to begin the formation of a physical archive. The “MoBBallet Foundation” would be a library but a 21st century rendition of a library. With the notion of a text-based library, students were challenged to develop space that would house MoBBallet archives and enable access to digital based information, dance films and interviews and to invent a kinetic library for dancers and dance enthusiasts to absorb the work of MoBBallet as well as studio space to continue the physical practice of the art itself.
The Brinkmann Scholarship was established as a memorial to Don Brinkmann, an inspirational and gifted interior designer who personified the essence of design, vision, and leadership. In this spirit, the Brinkmann Scholarship awards students enrolled in U.S. not-for-proﬁt interior design programs with academic scholarships and opportunities for summer internships.