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Trans-Form-Nation: Residency Exhibition by Kalon Hayward
March 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm$10
performance from the Artist formally known as Joe Smokes Wisdom
Hosted by BriFrei
8pm – Music video screenings
10pm-1am – After party, FLUX ON THE FLOOR
DJ Richie Rich and DJ Play Play
Suggested Donation $10
Kalon is a multifaceted performance Artist, teacher, and curator. With such influences as D’Angelo, Sun Ra, OutKast, Cee Lo green, Erykah Badu, and Anderson Paak. Kalon’s incorporation of movement, soul music, and theater to create musical theater experiences. A graduate of both the Duke Ellington school of the arts and Fordham university. Kalon has been a working artist since the age of twelve.
He regularly collaborates with renowned theatre artist in the New York City area. He has performed throughout the United States, Africa, and Europe. He earned his B.A. in theater performance from Fordham University at Lincoln Center.
His performance pieces have been presented at The Brooklyn Arts Exchange, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and Flux Factory, The Brooklyn Museum
He is an artist in Residence at Flux Factory in Long island City, NY. Most recently, he completed Artist Residency at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum in Demark, where he premiered new solo performance work. He serves as a teaching artist and company member of F.U.S.H.A Dance Company (west and Congolese dance). He is excited to release his Cosmic Soul EP later this year.