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.
Due to venue closing, this performance showcase has been canceled. Super sad face.
Excited to be invited back to DNA as a curator of four evenings of performance during APAP and ISPA in January 2014!
CULTURAL DEMOCRACY & REPRESENTATION.
BAC Story by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko
May 22, 2013
Confronting the Cult of the Engendered Body
“The EXPERIENCES I accept now must question my own presumptions and help me rethink people’s assumptions.” - Octavio Campos
The Coalition for Diasporan Scholars Moving, part 1 – Jaamil Olawale Kosoko in conversation with Brenda Dixon Gottschild
Curator/choreographer/performer Jaamil Olawale Kosoko talks with Brenda Dixon Gottschild, whose scholarship on the presence and influence of Africanist aesthetics in American dance forms has made an indelible intervention in the genealogy of dance history and contemporary dance.