Bone Breakers

Bone breaking is a style of dance that came from the streets of Brooklyn by way of Jamaica, and is characterized by unimaginable contortionist movement. Dancers Nugget, Martina, and Madeline have made a career with their extraordinary abilities, and give insight into the culture around this movement.

Nigel Sylvester - Eighty-Nine Magazine
NIGEL SYLVESTER

“I’m not going against the grain just to be different. I’m going against the grain because that’s what feels natural and right to me.”

Da Hui - Eighty-Nine Magazine
HUI O HE’E NALU

Hui O He’e Nalu—“Club of Wave Riders” or Da Hui for short—started from a sense of desperation, but has morphed over the years into a group that is dedicated to promoting respect and equality for the Hawaiian people.