Black Cultural Zone Community Development Corporation

Program Area(s)
Grantee NameBlack Cultural Zone Community Development Corporation
Address8495 Pardee Drive
Unit 6006
Oakland CA, 94621
United States

Igbo choreographer and multimedia creative Nkeiruka Orucheis collaborating with Black Cultural Zoneto create Onwudiwe (MDG2), a new narrative-driven afro-urban dance performance work. Onwudiwe, ‘Death is bad’ in Igbo, is the second in a series of ‘Mixtape for the Dead & Gone’ stage productions part of the ‘Obi gbawara’m//My Heart Shattered or What happens after I die?’ project, which explores Igbo traditions of art and performance in death and mourning. Created via a series of community engagement workshops, and ceremonies, a three-night run of MDG2 will be presented in June 2024 at Liberation Park, Oakland.

Grant Amount$50000
Project Dates11/01/22 - 11/30/24
Serving United States/California/Alameda/Oakland

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