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Emergence: Spoken Word

The Synergy

Lora Robertson is the curator for the 2021 Art Prize Installation called Emergence. This will be held at Rosa Parks Circle with multiple performances including dance, film, music and spoken word. Myka Irvine's collaborative performance called Emergence: Spoken Word, will consist of Myka performing her spoken word pieces with musical accompaniment from local Grand Rapids artists. Dutcher Snedeker, from Earth Radio, will be playing piano for two performances and Shane Edwards, from 616 Records, will be accompanying her for one performance with vocal melody and beats.

Entry Details
  • Art form: Time-Based
  • Depth: N/A
  • Medium: Language, Sound, Videography
  • Width: N/A
  • Year created: 2021
  • Height: N/A

About The Synergy

This team is comprised of Myka Irvine as the poetic reader, writer and actor. Along with local Grand Rapids musicians providing the rhythmic background music. Lora Robertson is the curator for this event and the filmmaker for the scenes shown in the background while this performance is occurring.