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Jaamil Olawale Kosoko

- US Brooklyn, NY Experimental / Poetic Funk / Altern...

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Manager: Meredith Lyons

Bio: I'm ever evolving. Learn more about me by visiting my websites:
www.philadiction.org (indie projects)
www.anonymousbodies.org (company projects)

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Photo: Dancing with the fabulous Leah Stein in Philadelphia is always such a joy! I’ve been working with... http://t.co/v2A7EEKHmI

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  • 2014

    Feb 6


    New York, NEW Y, US | 7:30pm
    Danspace Project
    New York, NEW Y, US
    Thu Feb 06 7:30pm

    Details

    February 6-8, 2014 Thursday-Saturday at 8:00PM No advance reservations. $5 with 2 cans of food; or $10. Food for Thought is Danspace Project’s semi-annual guest artist-curated benefit series. All food proceeds support St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery’s food distribution programs. Admission is just $5 with 2 cans of food; or $10. This special Food for Thought is organized and conceived by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, performer, curator, and co-director of anonymous bodies || art collective, a visual performance collective based in NYC and Philadelphia. In 1994, Thelma Golden's Black Male opened at The Whitney Museum of American Art and struck a nerve in the visual art community with its frank and difficult interrogation of representations of black masculinity. With BLACK MALE REVISITED: Experimental Representations through the Ephemeral Form, Kosoko marks the 20th anniversary of this seminal and controversial show. Using Golden's exhibition as a point of departure, Kosoko emphasizes the intricate and dissident nature of the black male experience made visible through contemporary performance art practice.

  • 2011

    May 14


    Pittsburgh, PA, US | 2:30pm

    Pittsburgh, PA, US
    Sat May 14, 2011 2:30pm

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    more information soon. www.kosokoperformance.org

  • 2011

    Jan 23


    Philadelphia, PA, US | 4:30pm

    Philadelphia, PA, US
    Sun Jan 23, 2011 4:30pm

    Details

    Featuring performances by Michelle Boulé, Vince Johnson, iele paloumpis, Jaamil Kosoko, and Brandin Steffensen. This show will be banannas. Come try something new.

  • 2011

    Jan 22


    Philadelphia, PA, US | 9:00pm

    Philadelphia, PA, US
    Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:00pm

    Details

    visit www.kosokoperformance.org for details. KPG will present a mixed bill of energized, high quality, post-modern performances which will include the works of guest performers from surrounding east coast cities.  New York based performer Brandin Steffensen will perform the Philadelphia premiere of NEWS commissioned from world renowned dance artist and choreographer Deborah Hay.  The evening will also showcase the wildly engaging dance theater antics of Drunken Monkey by hip hop dancer/choreographer Vince Johnson. Performance artist iele paloumpis will make their Painted Bride Arts Center debut with the dance-film REALNESS as well as a live performance of Give It, Take It; while Kosoko Performance Group will complete the showcase with the Philadelphia full-length premiere of the dance autobiography An Expectation of Violence.

  • 2010

    Sep 10


    Philadelphia, PA, US | 7:30pm
    Live Arts Studio
    Philadelphia, PA, US
    Fri Sep 10, 2010 7:30pm

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    Shows are Sept. 10 at 8PM and Sept. 11 at 3PM.Choreography Jaamil Olawale Kosoko Performers Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Vince Johnson, Shannon Murphy, and Zachary Svoboda with special cameo appearances Post-show discussion moderated by Craig T. Peterson, director, Live Arts Brewery (LAB), following the performance on September 10, 2010.

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