Friday, 24 April 2009
Onye Ozuzu is a performing artist, choreographer, educator and researcher. Her body of work fuses modern dance, West African dance, Japanese and Chinese martial arts, yoga, improvisational performance, literature and cultural studies.
She has been actively making and performing work since 1997. Her work has been seen nationally and internationally at The Joyce Soho (Manhattan, NY), Kaay Fecc Festival Des Tous les Danses (Dakar, Senegal), La Festival del Caribe (Santiago, Cuba), Lisner Auditorium (Washington DC) among others. Current and up-coming projects include vigorous engagement with interdisciplinary collaboration and feature works with painter Michael Dixon, filmmaker Adam DeMonet, sculptor Steve Silber, lighting designer Robert Shannon and others.