2016 Creative Capital Awardee

dat Black Mermaid Man Lady


Black traditions: circles, straight and diagonal lines; simultaneity; polyrhythm; call and response; playing with time/beyond the veil; non linear storytelling. Witnessing. Improvisation. Processionals. The art of being present. Deep listening. Virtuosity. Collaboration. Collective Witnessing. Ritual. Theatrical Jazz.


Works


More about Theatrical Jazz in Omi's book here: