Host- Nejma Nefertiti
Tuesdays, May 12, 19, 26 & June 2nd
Ages 12 -19
Share your poems
June 2nd • 5-6pm
Nejma Nefertiti is a powerful Hip Hop artist, sound designer, and creator of natural perfumes. Her radical matriarchal legacy is to create awareness, inspiration, and social change throughout the entire world.
Nefertiti’s theater work includes Marina Celander’s solo show Mermaid’s Howl, Caridad “La Bruja” De La Luz’s adult comedy cabaret The Bru HA HA, and The Migrant Liberation Movement Suite with The Afro Yaqui Music Collective.
She has worked with hip-hop pioneer Louis “Breakbeat Lou” Flores and is a core member of The Afro Yaqui Music Collective, the ASCAP award-winning, multi-lingual jazz band.
Nefertiti was a featured artist in Nona Hendryx’s annual Rock Solid Women’s Festival: Celebrating Women in Art & Music and Toshi Reagon’s Word*Rock*Sword: A Festival Exploration of Women’s Lives. She collaborates with artists from La Bruja, to Napoleon Da Legend, to several international artists.
Pepatian is dedicated to creating, producing and supporting contemporary, multi-disciplinary dance and performance works by Latinx and Bronx-based artists.
Artist Lens | Our Bronx Future is supported, in part, by The Jerome Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, public funds from the Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, public funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and administered by the Bronx Council on the Arts, and the generosity of individual donors to Pepatián.