"...Both say they use a vernacular that’s pop. 'I’m a trained performer. I have the ability to do highly technical work,' Kosoko explains.
Phi la • dic tion: (noun) 1 A state of wonder and creativity that originated in Philadelphia and expands throughout the globe. 2 A fiendish insatiability that fuels performace and insanity. 3 A visual performance hub founded by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko that supports dynamic ideas and cultural exchange in partnership with anonymous bodies || art collective.
The poem Spirits of the Dead was the first piece of written research I’d done forAn Expectation of Violence. It investigates a lineage of women who haunt me. And not in the way you may think. There are many ways to be haunted by the dead. Some ways manifest creatively.