Monstah Black presents a video that is part of his The Cotton Project, exploring images from slavery and plantations, creating majestic images using cotton balls as its main source for construction.
Monstah Black is known for his multi-dimensional funk drenched musical creations, blurring the lines of genre and gender. His aesthetic reflects pop culture of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. He’s currently a Dance New Amsterdam Artist in Residence. He’s performed internationally from Art Basil, Miami to New Media Performance Festival (Moscow). Awards include: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, American Music Center Live Music for Dance Program, The District of Columbia Commission on The Arts and Humanities, Career Transitions for Dancers, Topaz Arts Center, NYSCA and Franklin Furnace Fund. He holds an MFA from Long Island University New Media Art and Performance Program. He was the 2013 guest mentor for the International Choreographers Residency at Dance Omi in Hudson Valley.
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