Performances & Installation
Sichtbar Bleiben! Black Queer Women Dance Archives Matter

Flyer Sichtbar bleiben!

 Program Heizhaus
 Program Studio 1

@ Uferstudios:

July, 12 & 13, 2024

Studio 1:
July, 16 & 17, 2024
7 pm


Corpuscular Cores

Poster 50 Jahre Lesbenfrühlingstreffen

50 Jahre LFT Festival @ Seezeit-Resort Brandenburg

May 19, 2024
8 pm


Gesprächsreihe Forum Erinnerung

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SFB 1512, FU in cooperation with the Stattsballet Berlin @ Deutsche Oper Berlin

May 15, 2024
7 pm


Exhibition: Sichtbar Bleiben!
Black Lesbian Women Archives Matter

Flyer Sichtbar bleiben!


@ Begine, culture for women

May 5 - May 26, 2024

May 5, 2024,
4 pm


Interview: Sichtbar Bleiben! Black Lesbian Women Archives Matter

Sichtbar Bleiben Interview Siegessaeule Mai 2024

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@ Siegessäule magazin:
Oxana Chi in conversation with Michaela Dudlay

May 2024


Corpuscular Cores

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Keynote Performance & Lecture

Conference "Recentring Form(s) in and of the Margins: The Politics of Self-Reflexivity"
@ Vrije Universiteit Brussel in cooperation with Kaaistudios

April 24, 2024



Flyer Stuk_House for Dance Image Sound


Symposium Dancing Diaspora:

Exploring European Contemporary Dance through the lens of diaspora
@ Stuk House For Dance, Image & Sound, Leuven

April 18, 2024


New Publications

Book Cover Sarah P_2024

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Black Lives Under Nazism
Article by Sarah Phillips Casteel about Chi's choreographisches Filmwerk "Dancing Through Gardens"

Authors: Sarah Phillips Casteel
Editor: Black Lives in the Diaspora, Past, Present, Future Collektiv
Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York City 2024



Cover Forum Modernes Theater 2023

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Forum Modernes Theater, Vol. 34, no. 2
Article by Dr. Layla Zami about the potential of dance and sound to transform performance studies, with a contribution by Oxana Chi

Authors: Dr. Layla Zami, Oxana Chi
Editors: Karina Rocktäschel, Theresa Schütz, and Doris Kolesch
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Publishing House, Tübingen 2024



Siegessäule 02.2024 Zündstoffe

Siegessäule magazine, Zündstoffe, Queere Positionen und Kritik
Artikel by Layla Zami about memory and Oxana Chi´s Project "Black Lesbian Women Archives Matter".

Autor: Dr. Layla Zami
Publisher: Special Media SDL GmbH, Berlin 2024


Songbook: Dance & Lecture by Oxana Chi & Dr, Layla Zami

Flyer Spur - Linie - Bindung

Seminar "Trace - Line - Binding. On the sociality of polyphonic gestures" @ University of the Arts Berlin (Kammersaal)

November 17, 2023
2 pm


Conference: Broken Bet Performance

Flyer Conference SFB_FU at Pfefferberg Berlin 2023

Information & Registration:
 SFB Intervenierende Künste
 ICI Berlin

Choreography and dance by Oxana Chi @ Annual conference "Dynamics of the Intransitive" of the Collaborative Research Center Intervening Arts, Free University Berlin @ Pfefferberg Theater / House 13

November 10, 2023
5.30 pm


New Publication

Cover Routinen im Tanz

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Dance Routine
Article by Oxana Chi and Dr. Layla Zami about Chi's Choreography "Killjoy" and on epistemologies of dance routines in relation to movement and memory

Authors: Oxana Chi & Dr. Layla Zami
Editor: Katja Schneider
Publisher: transcript publishing, Bielefeld 2023


Lecture-performance and Workshop

Graphic Movement Lab

Upon invitation by the Dance Department, Oxana Chi performs @ Barnard College, Manhattan. Including a book talk "Contemporary PerforMemory" by Layla Zami

October 5, 2023
1.30 pm


Commissioned Work
Project Songbook: The Quotient of Desire by Romi R. Morrison

The Kitchen Graphic


Choreography, Dance: Oxana Chi
Music: Layla Zami

The Kitchen @ The Collapsable Hole, Manhatten

September 27, 2023
7 pm


I Step On Air

Flyer Weeksville Heritage Center 2023


@ Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn

September 23, 2023
4 pm


Theater Performance Broken Bet by Layla Zami

Flyer LABAlive 1


Choreography and dance by Oxana Chi
hosted by LABA @ 14h Street Y Theatre, New York City

September 14, 2023
7.30 pm


Feeling Jazz re-loaded / Performance + Talk+ Discussion

25 Jahre Tanznacht Berlin


Tanznacht Berlin in Cooperation with Free University Berlin @ Ufer Studio 1, Berlin-Wedding

September 8, 2023
2.30 pm


Performance Studies international Enrichment Bursary Award 2023

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Oxana Chi received the Award at the PSi#28 Conference Uhambo Luyazilawula: Embodied Wandering Practices
@ Wits Theatre, University of Witswatersrand, School of Arts, Johannesburg

August 2, 2023
5 pm


I Step On Air

Flyer Südafrica PSI Conference 2023

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Conference Uhambo Luyazilawula: Embodied Wandering Practices @ University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

August 2-5, 2023


Flyer Peace Summer School Augsburg 2023

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Performance & Discussion for the Peace Summer School, University Augsburg @ Evangelisches Forum Annahof

July 22, 2023


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Workshop: Reflections of Migration and Cultural Diversity in Film and Theatre @ Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Berlin

July 1, 2023


Flyer Juneteenth 2023

Juneteenth, Transcultural Black Identities & Interventions @ Kultur Cáfe, Nachbarschaftsheim Schöneberg

June 17, 2023
7 pm


Flyer International Symposium, Translation and the Archive

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International Symposium, Translation and the Archive @ Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf

June 1, 2023
6 pm



Flyer Hausfest 2023

Reopening house party @ community center Naunynritze Berlin

May 12, 2023
4.30 pm


Killjoy Lecture - Performance

Plakat Ringvorlesung FU SS23

Lecture series "Intervening Arts in Jewish Cultural History", the Selma Stern Centre for Jewish Studies Berlin Brandenburg @ FU Berlin

May 2, 2023
6-8 pm


Moving Tongues, Speaking Bodies

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Seminar/Workshop: movement and creativ writing for the CRC Intervening Arts @ Freie Universität Berlin

December 1, 2022


Manhattan Rush Hour meets feelingJAZZ (Performance)

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Berlin University of the Arts "Dis|As|Sociation series" @ Inter-University Centre for Dance (HZT) Berlin

November 19, 2022
2.30 pm


Killjoy (lecture performance)

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Guest artist + teaching in Layla Zami's seminar Performing Memory @ Freie Universität, Department for Performing Arts, Berlin.

November 14, 2022



Flyer Rongin Shagor Oyoun Berlin


Website Lauch "rongin shagor" @ Oyoun Culture Rethinking, Berlin

November 13, 2022
7 pm



Flyer Re-Routing Routines

Symposium: German Society for Dance Research (GTF)
"Re-Routing Routines / Reflect Routines" @ Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

November 5, 2022
3 pm


Feel your Soul shining into the world (Movement Workshop & Performance)

Flyer Summer collaborative conference


Collaborative Storytelling and Puppetry Conference @ Hawthorne Valley Waldorfschool, Gent

July 29, 2022
8.30 am

July 30
8.30 am, 10.45 am, 2.00 pm

July 31
8.30 am, 10.45 am, 2.00 pm


I Step on Air

Flyer Werkhalle Wiesenburg


@Werkhalle Wiesenburg a Room for the Arts in Berlin

June 11, 2022
8 pm (22.00 Uhr)


I Step on Air (Excerpt)

Flyer 50 Jahre Lesbenbewegung

The Lesbisches Aktionszentrum presents 50 years of Lesbian action @Forum Factory Berlin

May 28, 2022
5 pm (17.00 Uhr)


I Step On Air

Flyer Dortmund goes Black Festival 2022


Dortmund goes Black Festival @Junge Oper Dortmund / Schauspiel / Theater Dortmund

May 12, 2022
6 pm / 18.00 Uhr



May 15, 2022
1.30pm / 13.30 Uhr


Workshop, Lecture + Performance Killjoy

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Comprehensive School Victor Anicet, School of Digital, Design & Arts, Saint-Pierre, Martinique

January 25, 2022


Wings To Fly >> Frida Kahlo >> Bolero

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Past & Future Festival, A weekend of Architecture, Culture, and Community
@ 1014 Space for Ideas ( former House Goethe ), New York City

October 14 & 15, 2021


Art Salon / Salongespräche: Empowern, erinnern und Geschichte selbst bestimmen

Flyer Dortmund goes Black Dortmund 2021


Dortmund Goes Black @ Theater /Schauspiel Dortmund (online)

October 10, 2021
12 pm (New York time)
6 pm (Berlin time)


Eurythmy Block-Seminar: Circling Around Your Heart

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@ Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, Gent

September 13 - October 27, 2021


Wings To Fly >> Frida Kahlo >> Bolero

Flyer Dagesh Festival Transition 2021


Dagesh, Festival Transition @ Holzmarkt Berlin

18. August 2021
7.30 pm


Feel Your Fantasy in Motion (Workshop)

Flyer Conference World Association of Puppetry and Storytelling 2021


on-line collaborative arts conference, World Association of Puppetry and Storytelling Arts (Waldorf Education) July 29th - August 1st

July 29-30, 2021
10.30 am

August 1st, 2021
11 pm


Killjoy (Tanzperformance) & Killjoy in Orange Ink (Film)

Flyer Lesben Frühlings Treffen

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Lesben Frühlings Treffen, Rising To The Roots, Bremen 2021 (online)

22. Mai 2021
9 pm


Art Salon: May Ayim, Schwester und Inspirationsquelle

Flyer Dortmund goes Black Dortmund 2021


Dortmund Goes Black @ Theater /Schauspiel Dortmund (online)

May 5, 2021
7.30 pm (german time)
1.30 pm (ny time)


Postmemory and the Contemporary World - 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference 2021 (online)

Flyer Postmemory Conference s2021


University of Gdańsk, Poland in cooperation with University Pontificia Bolivariana Colombia

February 26, 2021
7 pm


Book Launch Event Contemporary PerforMemory by Dr. Layla Zami / Artist Talk by Oxana Chi

Cover Contemporary PerforMemory

Pratt Institute in partnership with the Ohio State University
online on zoom

March 16, 2021
2.15 pm (ny time)
7.15 pm (german time)


A Fall Afternoon in Berlin

Flyer 30-30-30

End of the year celebration @ Dixon Place, New York

December 30, 2020
7 pm


Killjoy in orange ink

Einladung Lila Wunder 1920-2020

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Exibition/ Ausstellung
Lila Wunder 1920-2020, sichtbar werden - sichtbar bleiben / to become visible - to stay visible
Künstlerinnen der 1920er Jahre, Künstlerinnen der Gegenwart / Artist of the past and present
Killjoy in orange ink (Film Premiere)

October 9 - November 15, 2020
extended to December 15, 2020

Vernissage October 9, 2020 18:00 Uhr VIP // 19:00 Uhr offen für alle!


+ Killjoy Lectureperformance // Tanz und Dia-Vortrag

November 7, 2020 19:00 Uhr
December 4, 2020 19:00 Uhr
live, live and in person



Flyer Killjoy at Pratt 2020


A Feminist Lecture Performance @ Pratt Institute, Art and Design Education, North Hall

February 26, 2020
1.30 pm


FeelingJazz (Excerpt)

Flyer Jazz Series Instrumental Underground 2020

Jazz Series Instrumental Underground @ Mirror Tea House Brooklyn

February 22, 2020
8.00 pm / 9.30 pm


Flyer Spoke the Hub_Winter follies 2020

Spoke The Hub showcases Winter Follies 2020 @ The Old First Reformed Church, Brooklyn

February 15, 2020
7.30 pm
February 16, 2020
4.00 pm


Workshop Series Yoga & Dance 2019

Flyer Workshops BLM2019

@ Pratt Institut Brooklyn

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

12.30 pm




 Happy Valentine‘s Year! (spring 2020)

 We move forward into autumn light (fall/winter 2019)

 Summertime and the living is busy (summer 2019)

 Blossoming on Broadway (spring 2019)

 Autumn delights (fall 2018)

 Step in our Worlds (summer 2018)

 Proudly presenting our flyer as a friendly reminder (spring 2018)

 It´s Time for Good News (spring 2018)

 Enjoy our cinnamon-flavored season's news and events in New York, Berlin, and Cannes (winter 2017-18)

 Afrofuturist dance in historic settings, from Judson Memorial Church to the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel! (fall 2017)

 From Finland to Freiburg, we're touring into the European summer... (summer 2017)

 When the blizzard dances away (spring 2017)

 Cozy February and Sparkling Spring (winter/spring 2017)

 Autumn Gold: Awards, Festivals and Season's Greetings (fall 2016)

 We love summer, we love DANCE...and YOU will LOVE our Dancing Summer...Get your GRACE on! (summer 2016)

 Come join us for a powerful women's month of dance, music and good energy! (spring 2016)

 This fall will lift you up! (fall 2015)

 After a fruitful summer, here's a glimpse into our dance & movie event news! (summer 2015)

 Two USA Premiere this summer in NYC ! (summer 2015)