Originally from Detroit Michigan, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko is an American curator, cultural producer, community organizer, artist, and poet. Currently, he serves as Assistant Curator in Humanities and Engagement at New York Live Arts where he organizes and oversees all community engagement events, lectures, and public discussions. He is a 2012 Live Arts Brewery Fellow as a part of the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, a 2011 Fellow as a part of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and an inaugural graduate member of the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) at Wesleyan University. In 2012 Kosoko published “Notes on an Urban Kill-Floor: Poems for Detroit” (Old City Publishing). He is honored to be recently appointed to the Board of Trustees at Dance USA, the national service organization for Dance Professionals. As a writer and cultural critic, he has contributed essays and columns for BAC Stories, The Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Dance Journal, Broad Street Review, and Critical Correspondence.
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Travel on Fleek! About to embark on my Eat. Pray. Love. through...

February 27, 2015 - 12:28pm


Travel on Fleek! About to embark on my Eat. Pray. Love. through China! First stop Shanghai.

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February 24, 2015 - 11:33pm


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Install complete. Now I head to China next week for a 10 day...

February 19, 2015 - 9:02am


Install complete. Now I head to China next week for a 10 day research and writing retreat. Time to finish this 3rd collection of poems…

Sharing #spacetobreathe with some of my favorite artists!...

February 9, 2015 - 10:26pm


Sharing #spacetobreathe with some of my favorite artists! #gibneydance gallery opening on Feb. 26th

#jaamilonthebeach photo by @kt_fisch (at south beach miami )

January 20, 2015 - 8:19pm


#jaamilonthebeach photo by @kt_fisch (at south beach miami )

Love this cover @NewYorker

January 19, 2015 - 11:56am


Love this cover @NewYorker

Solticing

December 21, 2014 - 5:17pm


Solticing

#artists4change meeting NYC! Let’s go!

December 18, 2014 - 4:50pm


#artists4change meeting NYC! Let’s go!

#millionsmarch #ericgarner is watching.

December 13, 2014 - 2:29pm


#millionsmarch #ericgarner is watching.

New poem in celebration of the power of love

December 10, 2014 - 1:38pm


New poem in celebration of the power of love

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December 9, 2014 - 11:48pm


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#ericgarner rest in peace #noindictment #justiceisblind #america...

December 6, 2014 - 12:12am


#ericgarner rest in peace #noindictment #justiceisblind #america #homeofthebrave

More protests… More protests… Still sick and tired...

December 4, 2014 - 10:16pm

A video posted by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko (@jaamilkosoko) on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:16pm PST



More protests… More protests… Still sick and tired of being sick and tired.

November 25, 2014 - 12:04am


Coalition for Diasporan Scholars Moving meeting in Philly!...

November 16, 2014 - 7:20pm


Coalition for Diasporan Scholars Moving meeting in Philly! #inspirational

I’m Reading on my bday! Come celebrate. Hope to see you...

November 9, 2014 - 1:37pm


I’m Reading on my bday! Come celebrate. Hope to see you there.

#truth

November 5, 2014 - 8:34am


#truth

Introducing the amazing Kyle Abraham! #ilovemywork

November 2, 2014 - 12:18pm


Introducing the amazing Kyle Abraham! #ilovemywork

Weekend in the country with #LaurieAnderson #Legend

November 1, 2014 - 6:50pm


Weekend in the country with #LaurieAnderson #Legend

@erik_carter and #imaniuzuri #realgoodpeople

October 18, 2014 - 11:53am


@erik_carter and #imaniuzuri #realgoodpeople

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