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Gold Sphere

kNOwBOX dance Film Festival 2023

Official Selection Film Spotlight

Gold Sphere

Gold Sphere / Texas Premiere / USA / 10:15

What if gold hoop earrings could become a portal to an alternate universe created by Black Girls where they could study, research, and find connection through movement? – A universe where Black girls can discuss and escape the racial unrest in the United States of America.

What do you hope to communicate with our audience through your work?

Imagination as Liberation.

Jade "Charon" Robertson is an award-winning, groundbreaking intercessory artist whose work uses dance, film, writing, theater, and digital media. Robertson is the 2022-2023 New York Live Arts Fresh Track Artist in Residence, 2020 Hicks Choreography Fellow for the School of Jacob's Pillow, and 2018 Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellow at BAM. Her films received critical acclaim since premiering online in 2016.She received an MFA in Dance from UCLA, and BA in Interdisciplinary Arts with a concentration in Dance and Theater from Columbia College Chicago. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Dance and Digital Media at Medgar Ever College.

Film Production Team

Jade Charon Robertson -Director, Choreographer, & Writer

Nijah “Spice “ Mentor - Cinematographer & Editor

Ker Chen - Virtual Art Designer & Technologist

Ericka Njeumi- Assistant Virtual Art Designer & Technologist

Amanda Barrett - Production Admin Assistant

Producer- Myga Soõl

Sound Designer- Eric Vargas

Wardrobe- Myga Soõl

Costume Designer - Kimberly “Kimistry” Green


Raven Taylor /Dancer & Actress

Adenna Blenman/ Dancer & Actress

Alyssa Wheeler/ Dancer & Actress

Jade Charon Robertson - Dancer


Title: Black Girl Fly Spoken Word

Composer and Performer: Funmilola Fagbamila

Title: African Drums Bata (Ethnic Tribal African Percussion Upbeat Festive)

Composer:Shabani Jabiri Bakari (PRS)

Title: Jazz Drums

Composer: Nik Davies

Title: Stress Relief Meditation

Composer: Richard Smyth

Title: Traumatraum

Composer: Echoes of Hinterland

This film was made with the gracious support of THE CUNY Black, Race, & Ethnic Studies Initiative &with the technical support of the Integrated Design & Media | Tandon School of Engineering New York University.



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