Oxana Chi's dance art in writings by others and by herself.
Here you will find selected publications by and about the artist.



Contemporary PerforMemory: Dancing through Spacetime, Historical Trauma, and Diaspora in the 21st Century

Cover Contemporary PerforMemory


Layla Zami discusses Oxana Chi's dance works

Autor: Dr. Layla Zami
Publisher: transcript Verlag Bielefeld, Critical Dance Studies series
in partnership with Columbia University Press, New York 2020


 transcript publishing
(ebook orders, and print orders for Europe)

 Columbia University Press
(print orders in the Americas, Caribbean, Australia, and Asia)




Dance Research Journal: Dancing After Life: Flexible Spacetimes of Black Female ResistDance

(page 67-87)



Article by Dr. Layla Zami with a essay by Oxana Chi about Chi's Choreography I Step On Air

Authors: Dr. Layla Zami, Oxana Chi
Editor: Dr. Nadine George-Graves
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, USA 2020



Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory

Cover Women & Performance 2020
(page 345-353)

 article online


Layla Zami discusses Oxana Chi's choreography Killjoy

Autor: Dr. Layla Zami
Editor: Kim Bobier, Marisa Williamson
Publisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK 2021




Academic Online Journal: Recherches en Danse

 Article in france


Oxana Chi‘s dance piece Through Gardens is discussed in the article Danser le passé au présent.


Author: Dr. Layla Zami
Editors: Claudia Palazzolo et Guillaume Sintès
Publisher: Mémoires de l’œuvre en danse, Paris, France 2019



Contemporary PerforMemory: Moving Through Diasporic Dancescapes in the 21st Century

Cover Dissertation


Layla Zami discusses Oxana Chi's choreographies

Autor: Dr. Layla Zami
Humboldt-University, Berlin 2018



Book: Neues Judentum, altes Erinnern

Cover Neues Judentum Altes Erinnern
(page 261-275)


Layla Zami discusses Oxana Chi's Choreography Through Gardens


Author: Dr. Layla Zami
Editors: Eva Lezzi, Dmitrij Belkin, Laura Hensch
Publisher: Hentrich & Hentrich, Berlin 2017



Book: Lambda Nordica, postcolonial queer europe

Cover Lambda Nordica
(page 125-150)


Layla Zami enriches the publication with her 25 pages Dancing the past in the Present Tense about Oxana Chi's Choreographies


Author: Dr. Layla Zami
Editors: Jenny Björklund, Ulrika Dahl
Publisher: Uppsala University, Sweden 2017



Zine: Ungehörig Nr. 2 "Performing_Memory"

Cover Ungehoerig Nr. 2
(page 23-25)


Oxana contributes to the Zine with her essay Neferet iti Reloaded.


Author: Oxana Chi
Editor & Publisher: Marie Springborn
Humboldt-University, Berlin 2016



Sisters & Souls
Book publication & Book launch party @ Theatre HAU 3

Flyer Book publication and launch party
(page 201-213)

 Book description & announcement


Oxana contributes to the book with her essay Von hier nach dort. I step on air.

Oxana Chi & Layla Zami enrich the launch party with their film screening their Afropean Video Diary New York, Nov. 2015


Author: Oxana Chi
Editor: Natasha A. Kelly
Publisher: Orlanda Verlag, Berlin 2015



Book: Sichtbar Unsichtbar

Cover Sichtbar_Unsichtbar
(page 261-275)


Layla Zami contributes to the book with her text Oxana Chis dancings sciences (Oxana Chis tanzende Wissenschaffung).


Author: Dr. Layla Zami
Editors: Maria Heidegger, Nina Kogler, Mathilde Schmitt, Ursula Schneider, Annette Steinsiek.
Publisher: transcript, Bielefeld 2015



Book: Eingeschrieben_Zeichen setzen gegen Rassismus an deutschen Hochschulen – Humboldt University

Cover eingeschrieben
(page 90)


Oxana Chi contributes to Ngubia Kurias book with a text/screenplay Brief Nr. 21, a screenplay scene of the Documentary Film Dancing Through Gardens.


Author: Oxana Chi
Editor: Ngubia Kuria
Publisher: w_orten & meer, Berlin 2015



Zine: The Living Archiv

Cover Foundation Boell Dossier
(page 52-61)


Layla Zami contributes to the book with her text Oxana Chi von Zopf bis Fluss about Chi's choreography Neferet iti


Author: Dr. Layla Zami
Editor: Aicha Diallo
Publisher: Heinrich Böll Foundation 2013



Brochure: Salon Qi Festival

Cover Book Salon Qi


Essays, political lyrics, short storys & dance foto art in memory to Tatjana Barbakoff.


Authors: Oxana Chi, Dr. Layla Zami, Günter Goebbels, Lou Straus-Ernst
Editors: Oxana Chi & Layla Zami
Berlin 2011



Art Catalog: Tatjana Barbakoff

Cover Tatjana Barbakoff Art Catalog
(page 80-81)


Historian Günter Goebbels describes Oxana Chi's Through Gardens in memory to Tatjana Barbakoff.


Author: Günter Goebbels,
Editor & Curator: Günter Goebbels,
Publisher: Freundeskreis Kulturbahnhof Eller e.V



Brochure: City of Berlin Art Department LAP

Cover LAP Brochure
(page 25)


Oxana Chi describes her workshop concept and her choreography Through Gardens in memory to Tatjana Barbakoff


Author: Oxana Chi
Editor: Alina Enzensberger
Publisher: Camino, Berlin 2009



Art Catalog: Torsten Schlueter Tulipamwe Interview with Oxana

Cover Art catalog Torsten Schlueter
(page 177/181)


Oxana Chi interviewed the painter Torsten Schlüter.


Editor & Publisher: Torsten Schlueter