Opening of DANCE FOR THE RIVER & Yadkin Riverkeeper Annual Meeting

February 8, 2018 5:30 pm - February 8, 2018 7:30 pm

DANCE FOR THE RIVER, presented by Yadkin Riverkeeper, is a traveling multimedia exhibit that connects audiences with the Yadkin River, the region’s primary water source, through dance, photography, and video. Photographer Christine Rucker who lives on the Yadkin River, photographed dancers as they improvised to the river’s diverse landscapes. The exhibit will be on display at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, NC, from February 8 through March 11. The exhibit opening is part of Yadkin Riverkeeper’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 8, from 5:30PM to 7:30PM, that includes a dance performance by UNC School of the Arts dancers.

Tickets to the opening and annual meeting are FREE but require a ticket. The exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, visit YadkinRiverkeeper.org. SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, NC, and is closed on Mondays.

Rucker and dancers traveled to some of the most pristine stretches of water and to some of the most environmentally sensitive sites throughout the watershed, creating a one-of-a-kind series of images that interpret the river in new ways.

The program is a collaborative effort between Christine Rucker Photography, Yadkin Riverkeeper, Phoebe Zerwick, Helen Simoneau Danse, UNC School of the Arts’ School of Dance, Yadkin Arts Council, and the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute. Sponsors for the program include Yadkin Riverkeeper, Wells Fargo, the John W. and Anna H. Hanes Foundation, Yadkin Arts Council and Wake Forest University Humanities Institute.