Christina Springer is an Alt.Black Artist who uses poetry, dance, theatre, film and other visual expressions. Her most recent performance piece “She Diva Died. & Come Again?, is a multi-media show exploring the challenges and joys raising of a Black man. This production was made possible in part through a grant from The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Advancing The Black Arts.
As an arts organizer, she is the force behind The Svaha Paradox Salon which just released its first anthology “Electronic Corpse: Poems From A Digital Salon.”
As a featured artist for Miko Kuro’s Midnight Tea, she performed in Greece, India and Pittsburgh, PA.
As an Artist In Residence for Historic Royal Palaces, she delivered four mixed-media projects with youth at the Tower Of London and Hampton Court Palace.
She has taught creative writing at CityLit College and The University Of East London.
Cave Canem helped shape the multiple voices she advances with text based creations. Texts have appeared in: Eyedrum Periodically, #Womancentered, Rhino, Fledgeling Rag, Red Headed Stepchild, The Mom Egg, The Comstock Review, Torch Literary Journal, The Drunken Boat, Femspec, Janus Head, Callaloo.
Her dance-theatre scripts include: "Living Ancestry" and "Kikombe Cha Umpja: A Kwanzaa Myth" produced by Umoja African Arts Company and "The Splooge Factory" produced by Composer's Collaborative. Her 1999 CD, “In The Image Of Angels” sold over 800 copies.