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Okwui Okpokwasili
Jul. 19 — Jul. 26, 2015

PPTVR Creative Residency /
Wesleyan College
Cipher (Photo: by Paula Court)^3465 Poor People's TV Room (Photo: Caitlin McCarthy)^3471 Scaffold Room (Photo by Gene Pittman)^2 Samita Sinha (Photo: Dani Levanthal)^3465 Cipher (Photo: by Paula Court)^3465 Liza Jessie Peterson (photo: Ani Berberian)^3472 Samita Sinha. Photo by Aram Jibilian.^3465

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MAPP International Productions takes over Brooklyn's Greenwood Cemetery every weekend in June! Journey with us for Dark Wonderland, a celebration of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.

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We just released the online fundraiser for Marc Bamuthi Joseph's newest project, /peh-LO-tah/. Discover more and support this project through its next steps in the creative process!

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These funds will be used to sustain and grow the efforts of The Africa Contemporary Art Consortium (TACAC) – an international network of arts organizations managed by MAPP.

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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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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...

 

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...

/peh-LO-tah/ >>>

/peh-LO-tah/

In my first memory of the game, we are running barefoot, uphill on limestone. Baby Doc Duvalier is chillin’ in a mansion in the distance, but here, every boy on my...

 

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...

 

Acrobatic Suicides and Homicides >>>

Acrobatic Suicides and Homicides

Acrobatic Suicides and Homicides is Dan Hurlin’s latest puppet theater work, based on four wordless and never before performed nor translated mini plays, originally...

Dark Wonderland >>>

Dark Wonderland

DARK WONDERLAND

A Nighttime Festival of Visionary Performance

June 2015 * Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays * 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

 

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