The East New York Project
Tracie Morris distills her research on the history of East New York in Brooklyn, where she grew up. The project features a collaboration with award-winning cinematographer Arthur Jafa and musician/composer Mark Batson to create outdoor performances in East New York incorporating live music, her dynamic brand of poetry, choreography and projections.
Tracie Morris is a multidisciplinary poet and performing artist. She is a writer, educator, scholar and actor who has worked in theater, dance, music, sculpture and film. She has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa and Asia as a writer and bandleader. Tracie has participated in over a dozen recording projects to date. Her sound poetry has most recently been featured in the 2002 Whitney Museum Biennial exhibition.