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.
“It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness…One ever feels his two-ness,—an American, a Negro; … two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.” -W.E.B. DuBois’ in Souls of Black Folk
"...Double Consciousness is loud, proud and will certainly wake you up. The artists engage with the audience in the pre-show, reading out loud excerpts while standing in the aisle from the writings of W.E.B. Dubois, and Booker T. Washington.