Homer Jackson

Homer Jackson (Philadelphia, PA) is an interdisciplinary artist with a background in teaching and social service. He uses images, sounds, text, live performance, video, audience participation and found objects to tell stories and to teach. His work includes multi-media music performance works such as The Three Willies, Yacub: Mad Scientist or Genius, Affirmative Actions, Blues & The Naked Truth, the live planetarium performance Dogon PM, sound/radio theater works such as Passage, White for A Weekend, The Perfect Pitch and multimedia installations such as Can’t Trust a Big Butt & A Smile: Rethinking the Legend of Mami Wota, Why Malcolm Had To Read and High Flying.

A BFA graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art Jackson holds a MFA from Temple University's Tyler School of Art. He has performed, produced, presented or exhibited works at New American Radio, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Nexus Gallery, Moore College of Art, Yellow Springs Institute, the Painted Bride Arts Center, Taller Puertorriqueno and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia; at Hallwalls Arts Center in Buffalo, Intermedia Arts in Minneapolis, WGBH FM in Boston, Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition, Art Center/South Florida in Miami Beach, Maryland Art Place in Baltimore, the Kitchen, Art In General and Aaron Davis Hall in New York City and Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts in Wilmington. His work has received the generous support the Pew Fellowships in the Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, The Funding Exchange, Art Matters, and Franklin Furnace Fund For Performance Art among others.. Jackson currently serves as the publisher and editor of the artists’ newsletter, Shine: Conversations Between Artists.

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