Mendi and Keith Obadike

Mendi + Keith Obadike tell stories with sound. They've webcast their opera The Sour Thunder (Bridge Records), won an award for outstanding sound design from the Connecticut Critic's Circle for work at the Yale Repertory Theater, released a book of poetry entitled Armor and Flesh, and received commissions from the Whitney Museum, the Whitechapel Gallery of London, and EAI /The NY African Film Festival.


Big House / Disclosure

Big House/Disclosure is a multimedia project exploring the legacy of slavery, the genesis of house music, and Chicago's role as the first U.S. city to adopt a Slavery-Era Disclosure Ordinance (which requires companies doing business with the city to reveal if they profited from slavery in the past).


She Launched Channel Zero

In a time when commercial interests continue to stake a claim to audiences' attentions on the Internet, artists continue to explore the narrowcast as a vehicle for simultaneously cultivating an audience and developing a body of work.