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Okwui Okpokwasili

Okwui Okpokwasili is a cross-disciplinary artist and writer living in Brooklyn. The winner of multiple Bessie awards, including for her performance in Ralph Lemon’s Come home, Charley Patton, she performed in Lemon's 2014 work Scaffold Room. She recently toured the world performing Bronx Gothic, her original solo work. In 2017, she premiered her Walker-commissioned work Poor People's TV Room as part of the annual Out There series.