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Jaamil Olawale Kosoko : Chameleon (Work-In-Progress)

01/05/19 | 2:00 pm

New York Live Arts

219 W 19th Street Map

212-691-6500

$10


05-01-2019 12:00:00 05-01-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Jaamil Olawale Kosoko : Chameleon (Work-In-Progress) | 2:00 pm Through Chameleon, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko undertakes an investigation into the fugitive realities of Black Diasporan people. Through the melding of live feed and augmented reality media, Queer and Black Critical Theory studies, archives of public and personal narratives from the Stonewall Riots to Juneteenth, Kosoko's work explores how minoritarian communities record and affirm their humanity. This in-progress presentation will be further developed in 2019 through residencies at New York Live Arts, Gibney, EMPAC, and others to be premiered at Live Arts in the 2019-2020 season. Performances by: mayfield brooks, Jaamil Kosoko, and Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste Rehearsal Direction & Image Consultation by: IMMA Asher Direction: Jaamil Kosoko Sound Design: Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste, with additional contributions from mayfield brooks and Jaamil Kosoko Costumes: Jaamil Kosoko and SaVonne Whitfield, with consultation from IMMA Asher Rehearsal Direction: IMMA Asher Projects Manager: Tara Sheena Producer: Sarah Bishop-Stone http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=338404 New York Live Arts New York Live Arts

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Through Chameleon, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko undertakes an investigation into the fugitive realities of Black Diasporan people. Through the melding of live feed and augmented reality media, Queer and Black Critical Theory studies, archives of public and personal narratives from the Stonewall Riots to Juneteenth, Kosoko's work explores how minoritarian communities record and affirm their humanity. This in-progress presentation will be further developed in 2019 through residencies at New York Live Arts, Gibney, EMPAC, and others to be premiered at Live Arts in the 2019-2020 season.

Performances by: mayfield brooks, Jaamil Kosoko, and Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste Rehearsal Direction & Image Consultation by: IMMA Asher Direction: Jaamil Kosoko Sound Design: Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste, with additional contributions from mayfield brooks and Jaamil Kosoko Costumes: Jaamil Kosoko and SaVonne Whitfield, with consultation from IMMA Asher Rehearsal Direction: IMMA Asher Projects Manager: Tara Sheena Producer: Sarah Bishop-Stone

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