MEDIA

2022 / 2023 IDEA OPERA RESIDENT AND GRANTEE | 2023 WOMENS FUND GRANTEE FOR “AR ARIAS: SOJOURNER TRUTH” | 2021 LMCC / UMEZ GRANT RECIPIENT FOR “SEEKING TRUTH” 

VOCALIST, ACTRESS, FILM MAKER, PRODUCER, STAGE DIRECTOR

LIVE PERFORMANCES

OPENINGS

An expression of the power of words and sound in molding, augmenting, restricting and expanding Black beingness.

Xlll BLACKBIRD

the 6th virtual black composer miniature challenge.

Castle of our skins

BLACK HOLE

Black Hole  

A one woman performance piece by Bonita Oliver-

FILM SELECTION

HOSTAGES 4

Fan the Flames of Discontent – Bonita Oliver and Dorian Wallace with Tenth Intervention and Sing In Solidarity.

How Do We Move Forward?

A discussion on transparency during times of  quarantine. 

ascension

A film about healing, processing loss and finding your way through. 

photography

Closed

Image by: Bonita Oliver โ€œClose(d)โ€ โ€“ 2019

nft's and vr

“Memory is a hungry whale” Locked NFT

There are many perspectives which comprise THE truth. History can be prismatic when it involves many people taking part in the making. How do we capture this history? How do we maintain the integrity of the historical record?

DECENTRALIZE HISTORY

enter an Ethereum based, virtual reality world as your avatar and experience a selection of Bonitaโ€™s short film works and video clips of live performances. Attend biweekly artist interviews live streamed into the space

AUDIO SELECTION

AUDIO SAMPLE

MUSIC FROM BONITA OLIVER

AUDIO SAMPLE

MUSIC FROM BONITA OLIVER

AUDIO SAMPLE

MUSIC FROM BONITA OLIVER