Moor Mother

Camae Ayewa (Moor Mother) is a national and international touring musician, poet, visual artist, and workshop facilitator. She is a vocalist in three collaborative performance groups: Irreversible Entanglements, MoorJewelry and 700bliss. As Moor Mother, she released her debut album „Fetish Bones“ on Don Giovanni records in 2016 and has gone on to put out multiple releases every year since. Most recently she put out „Circuit City“, a futuristic theatrical exploration of public/private ownership and „BRASS“, a collaboration with the rapper Billy Woods. As a soundscape and visual artist, her work has been featured at Baltic Biennale, Samek Art Museum, Vox Populi, Pearlman Gallery, Metropolitan Museum of Art Chicago, ICA Philadelphia, Bergan Kunstall, Hirshorn Gallery, and The Kitchen NYC, among others. She has been commissioned as a durational performance artist by Moog Festival, Vox Populi Gallery, and the Icebox Gallery. Her collective, Black Quantum Futurism (BQF), has been featured in exhibitions at the Schomburg Center, Rebuild Foundation, Temple Contemporary at Tyler School of Art, and the Serpentine Gallery. She has facilitated workshops at Cornell University, MOFO Festival, Moogfest, Black Dot Gallery and others and is currently a mentor at New York University and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Moor Mother

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