TEAM BDA 2018

 

What does it mean to live a Bacchanal way of life?

SHARING OUR LOVE OF A LOCAL & GLOBAL BLACK EXPERIENCE

NKEIRUKA ORUCHE

BdA 2018 'Chief of Imports & Exports' Igbo | Naija | USA
Groundnut & Roasted Plantain Enthusiast, Producer, Choreographer, Performer, Facilitator, and Cultural Strategist specializing in popular dance, music and culture of the African Diaspora.
As 'Chief of Imports & Exports', Nkeiruka handles the organizational vision, development and administration of BdA festival.

Tossie long

BdA 2018 'Choir Director' Black | Mississippi | San Francisco
P
erformance artist, Grammy nominated vocalist. She uses creativity to push her perceived limits.
As ‘Choir Director’ Tossie oversees the overall creative and artistic vision of the festival.

 Teju Adisa-Farrar  BdA 2018 'Conjurer of Engagement & Visual Affairs' Jamaica | USA  Teju is a writer, poet, and urban geographer whose work focuses on culture and art produced by Black geographies during culturally relevant moments.  As 'Engagement Consultant' Teju focuses on connecting the dots between Bda's network and wider Bay Area community through storytelling, community building, and holding space. 

Teju Adisa-Farrar

BdA 2018 'Conjurer of Engagement & Visual Affairs'
Jamaica | USA

Teju is a writer, poet, and urban geographer whose work focuses on culture and art produced by Black geographies during culturally relevant moments. As 'Engagement Consultant' Teju focuses on connecting the dots between Bda's network and wider Bay Area community through storytelling, community building, and holding space. 

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Michael french

BdA 2018 'Minister of Information'
British | Afro-Caribbean | Black
I Make Theatre.
As 'Minister of Information' Michael handles story development and marketing language/tools for the festival.

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Nate Cameron

Curator of Sound Vibes’
Black | Uptown New Orleans | Cherokee

Musician. Cultural Arts Curator. Artist Development. Educator. New Orleans born, Oakland based. Co-Founder of Them People Productions.  
As ‘Curator of Sound Vibes’ Nate handles the musical coordination of BdA festival.

  ugo edu   BdA 2018 'Honorable Chairman of Affairs' Calabar | United States | Brazil  medical anthropologist. playwright. black feminist.     As Honorable Chairman of Affairs' Ugo Edu coordinates the technical production of the festival as well as outreach and engagement efforts.

ugo edu

BdA 2018 'Honorable Chairman of Affairs'
Calabar | United States | Brazil

medical anthropologist. playwright. black feminist.    As Honorable Chairman of Affairs' Ugo Edu coordinates the technical production of the festival as well as outreach and engagement efforts.