M³ will present its first Gala, hosted by music critic Kyla Marshell, presenting the inaugural M³ Lifetime Achievement Award to Shanta Nurullah, who will receive a $5,000 unrestricted award in honor of their past and future work.
The evening will also feature the world premieres of its 4th Cohort’s duo commissions by:
Jessica Ackerley (Honolulu, Hawai’i) + Cansu Tanrikulu (Berlin, Germany),
Goussy Célestin (NYC) + Francesca Remigi (Boston/Milan, Italy),
Leonor Falcon (NYC/Venezuela) + Paula Shocron (Argentina),
Ruth Naomi Floyd (Philadelphia) + Wenjun Wu (China/Boston),
Devon Gates (Atlanta, GA/Boston, MA) + Naomi Moon Siegel (Missoula, MT)
Gabi Motuba (South Africa) + Ni Nyoman Srayamurtikanti (Bali, Indonesia)