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OUTreach: Okwui Okpokwasili

June 24, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Join us for Mentoring Artist-in-Residence colloquium series featuring leading artists presenting their studio practice, work process and notable works. Mature content. This event is free and open to the public. ADA accessible.


Okwui Okpokwasili is a Brooklyn-based performance makerHer work includes two Bessie Award winning productions: Pent-Up: a revenge dance and Bronx GothicOther productions include Poor People’s TV Room, and Adaku’s RevoltShe was the “Lady in Green” in the Public Theater’s revival of “For Colored Girls..Okpokwasili recently co-curated the Danspace Project Platform “Utterances From the Chorus”An installation work is currently on view in the New Museum show, “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America.” Her commissions, Residencies and awards: 10th Annual Berlin Biennale Commission, 2018 Doris Duke Artist Award in Contemporary Dance2018 USA Artist Fellow, 2018 Princeton Hodder Fellow, 2018 Herb Alpert Award in DanceLMCC’s Extended Life Program (2013-2016, 2019); The Foundation for Contemporary Arts’ Artist Grant in Dance (2014)MOMA, The Young Vic, Tate Modern, the OnassisUSA Foundation, and CapUCLA. Okpokwasili is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow. 


June 24
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Sadie Woods, Curatorial & Residency Director
386-427-6975 X13


Timucua Arts Foundation
2000 S. Summerlin Avenue
Orlando, 32806 United States
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