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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#ArchibaldMotley exhibit in #Chicago

June 5, 2015 - 9:01am


#ArchibaldMotley exhibit in #Chicago

Wow #TylerShields not playing in this photo.

May 30, 2015 - 5:00pm


Wow #TylerShields not playing in this photo.

“Just live the life you want to live”

May 24, 2015 - 10:45am


“Just live the life you want to live”

I got a new attitude! Out with the old and in with the new....

May 18, 2015 - 7:08pm


I got a new attitude! Out with the old and in with the new. photo by @erik_carter

@movementresearch What a great opening night! Don’t miss...

May 15, 2015 - 10:48am


@movementresearch What a great opening night! Don’t miss the show tonight at #Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn! “Between the no longer and the Still to Come” 8pm #DanaMichel #legibleillegible

#DanaMichel has landed in NYC!

May 14, 2015 - 7:03pm


#DanaMichel has landed in NYC!

The #boats in #StThomas. I found my own lil private #beach....

May 5, 2015 - 12:48pm


The #boats in #StThomas. I found my own lil private #beach. #jaamilusvi

#tituskaphar this work is giving me life! #tellthetruth

April 29, 2015 - 12:23am


#tituskaphar this work is giving me life! #tellthetruth

Excited to launch this festival @movementresearch May 11-17th!...

April 21, 2015 - 8:23pm


Excited to launch this festival @movementresearch May 11-17th! Not to be missed.

#Hiking #Healing #marfa

April 5, 2015 - 10:25am


#Hiking #Healing #marfa

#prada #marfa #journeytomarfa with my dear friend...

April 4, 2015 - 12:09pm


#prada #marfa #journeytomarfa with my dear friend @jennimariebowman

Inspiration for my new piece: #negrophobia #negrophilia

March 16, 2015 - 7:14pm


Inspiration for my new piece: #negrophobia
#negrophilia

Leaving Hong Kong. What a journey this has been! #blessed...

March 7, 2015 - 8:42am


Leaving Hong Kong. What a journey this has been! #blessed I’m so full.

I made it to the #greatwallofchina I can cross that off my list....

March 6, 2015 - 5:15pm


I made it to the #greatwallofchina I can cross that off my list. #souljouney #eatpraylovetour

Imperial College and Confucius Temple #China #eatpraylove

March 5, 2015 - 2:41am


Imperial College and Confucius Temple #China #eatpraylove

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.

Nuf said…

February 24, 2015 - 11:33pm


Nuf said…

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 )

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