Okwui Okpokwasili. Multiple Bessie Award-winning performer and maker. NYLA’s Stryker/Ranjelovic Resident Commissioned Artist. Mother. Human. Electromagnetic Force. She premieres her newest cross-disciplinary work “Poor People’s TV Room” this week.
Hurricane Sandy by way of giraffe costume by way of Beyoncé.
They were piecing themselves together through the same incomplete processes, using the same Elmer’s glue, the same glitter, its tiny broken mirrors.
“The world becomes a universe in my belly.”
Alexander Thompson considers Okwui Okpokwasili’s work-in-progress at NYLA Live Artery, shown January 9th 2015.
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The show dwells in a world of the barely seen and the partially heard, but instead of inspiring activism, it spurs apathy