A new protest movement: Flexn your message through dance
Moyle, Gene (2015) A new protest movement: Flexn your message through dance. The Conversation, September(29).
Flexing, or Flex, is a street dance style that originated in Jamaica in the 1990s and grew up on the streets of Brooklyn, East New York.
Performed to dancehall and reggae music, it has since evolved into a protest movement - an avenue for “flexors” to rally against social injustice, police brutality and racism.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Dance, Brisbane Festival, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Flexing, FLEXN, Performance|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 The Conversation Media Group Ltd|
|Deposited On:||30 Sep 2015 00:58|
|Last Modified:||30 Sep 2015 22:22|
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