Tag: Okwui Okpokwasili



Artists at The Crossroads

Presentation and conversation between the first two Times Square Arts’ Residency At The Crossroads artists On February 1, NYFA Fellow Okwui Okpokwasili (Choreography ‘13) and artist R. Luke DuBois discussed their Times Square Arts’ residencies in the fall of 2015. From their vastly different practices, each explore how the unique, iconic environment and culturally diverse…

NYFA Fellow Okwui Okpokwasili Announced for Fall 2015 Times Square Residency

“Times Square really frightens me, I always feel pulled, pushed and pumped there, I feel like I’ve fallen into deep water and I can’t swim” NYFA Artist Okwui Okpokwasili (Fellow in Choreography, ’13) will participate in the Residency at the Crossroads program by Times Square Arts. The Fall Residency, in partnership with NYFA, takes place…

Bulletin: Eight NYFA Fellows Receive Prestigious Grants

FCA and Art Matters award past Winners of NYFA Artists’ Fellowships Three NYFA artists were named recipients of unrestricted $30,000 grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts earlier this month. We congratulate: Eileen Myles(Fellowship, Poetry, 1999 Okwui Okpokwasili  (Fellowship, Choreography, 2013) Annie-B Parson  (Fellowship, Choreography, 2013) In addition, five NYFA artists received 2013 grants from Art Matters. These awards, established in 1985…