Lecture performance and Workshop + book talk Contemporary PerforMemory with Dr. Layla Zami

Graphic Movement Lab

@ Barnard Dance - Barnard College, Manhattan

October 5, 2023
1.30 pm


Songbook: The Quotient of Desire by Romi R. Morrison

The Kitchen Graphic


Choreography, dance Oxana Chi, Music by Layla Zami
@ The Kitchen @ The Collapsable Hole, Manhatten

September 27, 2023
7 pm


I Step On Air

Flyer Weeksville Heritage Center 2023


@ Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn

September 23, 2023
4 pm


Theater Performance Broken Bet by Layla Zami

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Choreography and dance by Oxana Chi
hosted by LABA @ 14h Street Y Theatre, New York City

September 14, 2023
7.30 pm


Feeling Jazz re-loaded / Performance + Talk+ Discussion

25 Jahre Tanznacht Berlin


Tanznacht Berlin in Cooperation with Free University Berlin @ Ufer Studio 1, Berlin-Wedding

September 8, 2023
2.30 pm


Performance Studies international Enrichment Bursary Award 2023

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Oxana Chi received the Award at the PSi#28 Conference Uhambo Luyazilawula: Embodied Wandering Practices
@ Wits Theatre, University of Witswatersrand, School of Arts, Johannesburg

August 2, 2023
5 pm


I Step On Air

Flyer Südafrica PSI Conference 2023

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Conference Uhambo Luyazilawula: Embodied Wandering Practices @ University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

August 2-5, 2023


Flyer Peace Summer School Augsburg 2023

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Performance & Discussion for the Peace Summer School, University Augsburg @ Evangelisches Forum Annahof

July 22, 2023


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Workshop: Reflections of Migration and Cultural Diversity in Film and Theatre @ Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Berlin

July 1, 2023


Flyer Juneteenth 2023

Juneteenth, Transcultural Black Identities & Interventions @ Kultur Cáfe, Nachbarschaftsheim Schöneberg

June 17, 2023
7 pm


Flyer International Symposium, Translation and the Archive

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International Symposium, Translation and the Archive @ Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf

June 1, 2023
6 pm



Flyer Hausfest 2023

Reopening house party @ community center Naunynritze Berlin

May 12, 2023
4.30 pm


Killjoy Lecture - Performance

Plakat Ringvorlesung FU SS23

Lecture series "Intervening Arts in Jewish Cultural History", the Selma Stern Centre for Jewish Studies Berlin Brandenburg @ FU Berlin

May 2, 2023
6-8 pm


Dancing Through Gardens (Durch Gärten Tanzen), Film & Talk

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hosted by ELES Studienwerk @ Kino Intimes, Berlin

January 24, 2023
4 pm

Guest artist @ Dr. Layla Zami´s Seminar @ Pratt Institut Berlin
March 23, 2023


Moving Tongues, Speaking Bodies

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Seminar/Workshop: movement and creativ writing for the CRC Intervening Arts @ Freie Universität Berlin

December 1, 2022


Manhattan Rush Hour meets feelingJAZZ (Performance)

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Berlin University of the Arts "Dis|As|Sociation series" @ Inter-University Centre for Dance (HZT) Berlin

November 19, 2022
2.30 pm


Killjoy (lecture performance)

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Guest artist + teaching in Layla Zami's seminar Performing Memory @ Freie Universität, Department for Performing Arts, Berlin.

November 14, 2022



Flyer Rongin Shagor Oyoun Berlin


Website Lauch "rongin shagor" @ Oyoun Culture Rethinking, Berlin

November 13, 2022
7 pm



Flyer Re-Routing Routines

Symposium: German Society for Dance Research (GTF)
"Re-Routing Routines / Reflect Routines" @ Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

November 5, 2022
3 pm


Feel your Soul shining into the world (Movement Workshop & Performance)

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Collaborative Storytelling and Puppetry Conference @ Hawthorne Valley Waldorfschool, Gent

July 29, 2022
8.30 am

July 30
8.30 am, 10.45 am, 2.00 pm

July 31
8.30 am, 10.45 am, 2.00 pm


I Step on Air

Flyer Werkhalle Wiesenburg


@Werkhalle Wiesenburg a Room for the Arts in Berlin

June 11, 2022
8 pm (22.00 Uhr)


I Step on Air (Excerpt)

Flyer 50 Jahre Lesbenbewegung

The Lesbisches Aktionszentrum presents 50 years of Lesbian action @Forum Factory Berlin

May 28, 2022
5 pm (17.00 Uhr)


I Step On Air

Flyer Dortmund goes Black Festival 2022


Dortmund goes Black Festival @Junge Oper Dortmund / Schauspiel / Theater Dortmund

May 12, 2022
6 pm / 18.00 Uhr



May 15, 2022
1.30pm / 13.30 Uhr


OutSisters, InSisters, Lesben – new book publication

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Essay by Oxana Chi & Layla Zami

LFT Bremen
April 2022


Workshop, Lecture + Performance Killjoy

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Comprehensive School Victor Anicet, School of Digital, Design & Arts, Saint-Pierre, Martinique

January 25, 2022


Psyche (Tanzperformance)

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Université des Antilles in cooperation with the Cultural Office of the City Le Lamentin @Centre Culturel de Basse-Gondeau, Lamentin, Martinique

January 21, 2022
5.30 pm


Residency + Dance Concert

Poster MaisonRouge Psyche 2022 01 07


@ Maison Rouge, Maison des Arts, Fort de France, Martinique

Dec 2021-Jan 2022

Dance concert:
January 7, 2022
6.00 pm


Dancing Through Gardens (Durch Gärten Tanzen), Film Talk's

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BGHRA: Black Arts & Resistance @ Davidson College, North Carolina

November 9, 2021
9.50 am


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Dance Studies Association Conference @ Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

October 16, 2021
9 am


Dancing After Life: Flexible Spacetimes of Black Female ResistDance (Publication)

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Article by Dr. Layla Zami with a contribution by Oxana Chi @
Dance Research Journal, Cambridge University Press

October 25, 2021


Relating Afro-Diasporic Identities in Germany: Life-Stories of Millennial Women (Publication)

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Article by Silvia Wojczewski @ Journal Mondes du Tourisme, Lausanne, Switzerland 2021


Wings To Fly >> Frida Kahlo >> Bolero

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Past & Future Festival, A weekend of Architecture, Culture, and Community
@ 1014 Space for Ideas ( former House Goethe ), New York City

October 14 & 15, 2021


Art Salon / Salongespräche: Empowern, erinnern und Geschichte selbst bestimmen

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Dortmund Goes Black @ Theater /Schauspiel Dortmund (online)

October 10, 2021
12 pm (New York time)
6 pm (Berlin time)


Eurythmy Block-Seminar: Circling Around Your Heart

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@ Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, Gent

September 13 - October 27, 2021


Dissidence, Dissidance: Claude Cahun & Marcel Moore's Visions and/in Oxana Chi's Motions (Publication)

Article by Dr. Layla Zami
Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory, New York City

September 5, 2021


Wings To Fly >> Frida Kahlo >> Bolero

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Dagesh, Festival Transition @ Holzmarkt Berlin

18. August 2021
7.30 pm


Dancing Through Gardens (Durch Gärten Tanzen)

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Film-Talk & Movement - Workshop @ Forum Film / AGB American Memorial Library Berlin

06. August 2021
6 pm


Feel Your Fantasy in Motion (Workshop)

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on-line collaborative arts conference, World Association of Puppetry and Storytelling Arts (Waldorf Education) July 29th - August 1st

July 29-30, 2021
10.30 am

August 1st, 2021
11 pm


Killjoy (Tanzperformance) & Killjoy in Orange Ink (Film)

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Lesben Frühlings Treffen, Rising To The Roots, Bremen 2021 (online)

22. Mai 2021
9 pm


Art Salon: May Ayim, Schwester und Inspirationsquelle

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Dortmund Goes Black @ Theater /Schauspiel Dortmund (online)

May 5, 2021
7.30 pm (german time)
1.30 pm (ny time)


Postmemory and the Contemporary World - 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference 2021 (online)

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University of Gdańsk, Poland in cooperation with University Pontificia Bolivariana Colombia

February 26, 2021
7 pm


Book Launch Event Contemporary PerforMemory by Dr. Layla Zami / Artist Talk by Oxana Chi

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Pratt Institute in partnership with the Ohio State University
online on zoom

March 16, 2021
2.15 pm (ny time)
7.15 pm (german time)


Through Gardens (Durch Gärten)

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Performance (excerpt) and Eurythmy workshop
WECAN conference 2021 / online

February 6, 2021
3 pm


Through Gardens (Durch Gärten)



Festival Diaspora Europa / Volksbühne Digital
Performance digital online + Audio Podcast

January 27, 2021
11 am


A Fall Afternoon in Berlin

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End of the year celebration @ Dixon Place, New York

December 30, 2020
7 pm


Through Gardens (Durch Gärten)

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Festival Diaspora Europa @ Volksbühne Berlin (grand stage)

December 11 und 12, 2020
7.30 pm

(postponed to January 27, 2021)


Dancing Through Gardens

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Film-Talk @ AGB American Memorial Library

December 4, 2020
7 pm (postponed)


Killjoy in orange ink

Einladung Lila Wunder 1920-2020

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Exibition/ Ausstellung
Lila Wunder 1920-2020, sichtbar werden - sichtbar bleiben / to become visible - to stay visible
Künstlerinnen der 1920er Jahre, Künstlerinnen der Gegenwart / Artist of the past and present
Killjoy in orange ink (Film Premiere)

October 9 - November 15, 2020
extended to December 15, 2020

Vernissage October 9, 2020 18:00 Uhr VIP // 19:00 Uhr offen für alle!


+ Killjoy Lectureperformance // Tanz und Dia-Vortrag

November 7, 2020 19:00 Uhr
December 4, 2020 19:00 Uhr
live, live and in person


Dancing Through Gardens (Durch Gärten Tanzen)

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Film-Talk @ Performance Project, University Settlement @ The Festival Open Arts LES 2020

October 9, 2020
1 pm (19:00 Uhr)


Salon Qi / Through Gardens

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The Performance Project @ University Settlement

March 13, 2020
8.00 pm
March 14, 2020
7.00 pm



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A Feminist Lecture Performance @ Pratt Institute, Art and Design Education, North Hall

February 26, 2020
1.30 pm


FeelingJazz (Excerpt)

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Jazz Series Instrumental Underground @ Mirror Tea House Brooklyn

February 22, 2020
8.00 pm / 9.30 pm


Flyer Spoke the Hub_Winter follies 2020

Spoke The Hub showcases Winter Follies 2020 @ The Old First Reformed Church, Brooklyn

February 15, 2020
7.30 pm
February 16, 2020
4.00 pm


Dancing Through Gardens (Excerpt)

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The Art of Remembering – Invited guest artist: film screening and artist‘s talk
@ Pratt Institute, History of Art and Design Department, Brookyn

February 11, 2020
9.00 am


Workshop Series Yoga & Dance 2019

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@ Pratt Institut Brooklyn

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

12.30 pm


Through Gardens (Excerpt)

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Dialogues in Dance Series 2019 @ Marymount Manhattan College

Monday, October 7, 2019
5:30 pm




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