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Bed-Stuy Artist Okwui Okpokwasili Named 2018 MacArthur Fellow

Performer, choreographer and writer Okwui Okpokwasili is among the 2018 recipients of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, which recognizes individuals who have shown “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.” In her multidisciplinary performances, the Bed-Stuy resident fuses dance, theatre and text to give visibility to the stories of […]