Esther's performance goes to France

$670 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 12 days
Esther Baker-Tarpaga  PHILADELPHIA, PA
Our performance piece "A Letter to White America"  was  invited to perform at Festival Tamad'iArts, Carvin, France May 21, 2017.

I am raising funds to support this incredible opportunity.

Funds will go towards:
$800 Esther rountrip plane Philly-Paris
$300 travel expenses in country
$400 costume/set 
$500 honorarium for singer/songwriter Nikia Camp

While this will happen no matter our funding, it would be incredible to have your help!

Baker-Tarpaga questions the cultural landscape of a whitewashed America and the potential for healing. Thinking about her own family heritage and legacy moving forward Baker-Tarpaga uses popular culture references and performance art to address the ongoing racist political state of our country. Singer and guitarist Nikia Camp accompanies with soulful melodies.

This project has ongoing audience participation and you can read audience members posts @alettertowhiteamerica on Instagram.  Thanks to residencies at Headlong, Fringe Arts, and performance commissions at BAAD!ASS Women’s Festival, and LabBodies Light Happenings.

Your support will mean the world to us.

This beautiful festival is organized by Burkinabe artist, Aminata Sanou. I am thankful to all the curators and artists who are activating and organizing with integrity, and often under tight economic constraints.

Esther Baker-Tarpaga: http://www.btdanceproject.com/

Nikia Camp:  https://soundcloud.com/nikia-camp


"Power to the people helping other people." -dåkot-ta

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Update 2
Posted by Esther Baker-Tarpaga
7 days ago
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We have raised $460 thus far and need $1540 more to meet our goal! Any amount helps.
From Baltimore installation @LabBodies
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Update 1
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12 days ago
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This is a short video from our in progress showing at BAAD!Ass Women's Festival in Bronx, NY from this past April.
"A Letter to White America" at BAAD, NY
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$670 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 12 days
Created April 13, 2017
Esther Baker-Tarpaga  
AZ
$20
Abby Zbikowski
4 days ago
AW
$25
Allison Wyper
5 days ago
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Merde, chica!

KW
$100
K Williams
5 days ago
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You Go Girl !

CR
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Claudia Hernandez Romero
5 days ago
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XO

$20
Anonymous
5 days ago
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$20
Katie Roche
7 days ago
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Se préparer! La voici qui arrive!

AC
$30
Abby Carlozzo
10 days ago
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Lots of love

ON
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Odeya Nini
11 days ago
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Spread your word Esther!

AC
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Amy Campion
11 days ago
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OG
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old guy
12 days ago
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keep doing this important work

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