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Okwui Okpokwasili
Apr. 3 — Apr. 4, 2015

Work in Progress Showing / BRIC House Artist Studio
BricLab
Dancers Manami Fukuoka and Sawami Fukuoka. Photo: Kentaro Hisadomi^45 Geoff Sobelle (performer) in Holoscenes tank. Image: Lars Jan^497 Dancers Manami Fukuoka and Sawami Fukuoka. Photo: Kentaro Hisadomi^45 Geoff Sobelle (performer) in Holoscenes tank. Image: Lars Jan^497 Lars Jan/Early Morning Opera's ABACUS. Photo courtesy the artist.^497 Lars Jan/Early Morning Opera's A SUICIDE BOMBING BY INVITATION ONLY. Photo courtesy the artist.^497 Nora Chipaumire and Kaolack (photo by: Ritzuko Mizuno)^494

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BAC_NoraChipaumire_134thumbnail0.jpg Nora Chipaumire honored as a Doris Duke Artist
Nora has been honored as a 2015 Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards recipient. Along with twenty remarkable performing artists, she will receive $275,000 in flexible, multi-year funding.

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news_162x125dvd3.jpg Tribute to Sekou Sundiata on WNYC
The latest State of the Re:UNION National Poetry Month episode featured Sekou Sundiata this past weekend. You can listen to the segment including Sekou 39 minutes into the episode.

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20141004-200357-_2420027s0.jpg Happy B-day to "Holoscenes" creator Lars Jan
A review of "Holoscenes" and interview with Lars Jan in Sarasota at The Ringling.

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fordfoundationthumbnail2.jpg MAPP awarded Ford Foundation Grant!
We are thrilled to announce that MAPP just received a grant award of $200,000 from the Ford Foundation to sustain and grow the efforts of The Africa Contemporary Art Consortium.
 

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Cipher >>>

Cipher

There is a need for roots. There is a need to uproot the petrifications of the past. There is a need to change everything. CIPHER addresses all these needs at once.”...

HOLOSCENES >>>

HOLOSCENES

“I’m using the aquarium of Holoscenes to weave the unravelling story of water – the rising seas, melting glaciers, intensifying floods and droughts, into the patterns...

 

ROCCO >>>

ROCCO

In the award-winning ROCCO, dancers become boxers and boxers become dancers, as one challenges the other with punches and strikes, fast footwork and virtuoso tactics....

Scaffold Room >>>

Scaffold Room

Scaffold Room is a “lecture-performance-musical” that refracts ideas of the modern vs. archetypal female performer in  American culture. Three performers (Okwui...

 

ZERO ONE >>>

ZERO ONE

The word quirky does not even begin to describe the choreographer and performer Yasuko Yokoshi, a master of fearless improvisation, who channels spirits to create...

portrait of myself as my father >>>

portrait of myself as my father

To be a black male may be challenging in the twenty-first century. To be a black, African father may be unattainable – Nora Chipaumire

portrait of myself as my father...

 

Bronx Gothic >>>

Bronx Gothic

Orchard Beach, Nathan’s hot dogs, and Whitney Houston’s hair are all part of the landscape in Okwui Okpokwasili’s Bronx Gothic. At the intersection of theater, dance,...

Poor People's TV Room >>>

Poor People's TV Room

Bessie Award-winning artist Okwui Okpokwasili uses an interdisciplinary, intensely visual and textured lens to look at issues of gender, culture, identity as they are...

 

The Peculiar Patriot >>>

The Peculiar Patriot

"Honest inner voice of the peeps, ringing with truth, pain, rage and outrage...and humor, delicious humor. All art is on some level artifice, yet art sometimes speaks...