Olujimi Dance Collective

AfriKin Art 2022 final performance is by the Olujimi Dance Collective


“free to choose, choose what they want” is an excerpt of T.W.E.R.K., an acronym for Transnational dance practices and Works that Evoke Revolutionary Kinship. This excerpt is an exploration in the duration of exhaustion that resides in oppression and the desire for liberation, pathways and the divine feminine power release. This section was inspired by “The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah.

Creative concept: Michelle Grant-Murray

Choreography: Michelle Grant-Murray and dancers

Dancers: A’Keitha Carey, Shanna Woods, Alina Spears, Erika Loyola

Founder and Artistic Director: Michelle Grant-Murray

The world premiere of T.W.E.R.K. is on January 20, 2023 in Miami, Florida at the Moss Performing Arts Center.