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Sunday, October 9th 2016, 4:15-5:00 pm
Camae Ayewa
Resurrection of Potter's Fields
Camae Ayewa, 'Resurrection of Potter's Fields'. Photo by Bob Sweeney
Camae Ayewa, ‘Resurrection of Potter’s Fields’. Photo by Bob Sweeney

Please join us Sunday October 8th from 4:15-5:00 pm for a special performance by Camae Ayewa with her work ‘Resurrection of Potter’s Fields‘ on view as part of Vox Populi’s current exhibition That Which Cannot Not Be.

Camae Ayewa is an interdisciplinary artist based in Philadelphia. A musician performing under the name Moor Mother fka Moor Mother Goddess, she has toured in Europe and the U.S., and has performed at numerous festivals, colleges and universities sharing the stage with King Britt, Islam Chipsy, Bell Hooks and Claudia Rankine. A soundscape artist with work featured at Samek Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art Chicago, and Everson Museum of Art, OCAD Toronto, New College FLA. Camae is also a singer in punk band The Mighty Paradocs. Camae is a Leeway LTG & ACG grantee. Camae is co-founder and organizer of Rockers! Philly, a 10-year long running event series and festival focused on marginalized artists. As a workshop facilitator she works with youth centered programs, non profits and shelters. As a curator of fundraising events, Camae has worked with and serves on the board of Girls Rock Philly, and is assistant coordinator of The Afrofuturist Affair, Philadelphia’s premiere afrofuturism organization. Camae is also a poet and author of the forthcoming poetry book Fetish Bones and is an avid zinemaker and collector. She is a member of Black Quantum Futurism Collective, which released its first book, Black Quantum Futurism theory and practice Vol. 1 and another Space-Time Collapse Vol. 1. and has been featured at the Schomburg Center, as well as presented installations at the Rebuild Foundation and Temple Contemporary at Tyler School of Art. In 2016, Black Quantum Futurism were awarded a fellowship by A Blade Of Grass to create Community Futurisms: Time & Memory in North Philly, a collaborative art and ethnographic research project exploring the impact of redevelopment and displacement within the North Philadelphia neighborhood known as Sharswood/Blumberg.

Event:
Camae Ayewa
Start:
October 9, 2016 @ 4:15 pm
End:
October 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Venue:
Vox Populi
Phone:
215-238-1236
Address:
319 N 11th Street, Third Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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