nina angela mercer

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Location the bronx, new york, United States
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Introduction Nina is a native of Washington,DC, now living in the Bronx. She is a cultural worker,multi genre writer,& performing artist. Her plays have been produced in the U.S. and internationally. They include GUTTA BEAUTIFUL; GYPSY & THE BULLY DOOR; ITAGUA MEJI: A ROAD & A PRAYER; RACING MY GIRL, SALLY; MOTHER WIT AND WATER-BORN; and ever-growing collection of short plays - SLIM POCKET PLAYS: including PRESIDENT OH HE'S A BAD MAMMA JAMMA, THE UNITED STATES -VS- THESE BADASS KIDS, A HUNGER/A SPELL, and SPARROW. She is currently working on the first play in a trilogy, BETWEEN WHISPERED BLOOD LINES. Nina is also steady on the grind with an untitled biomythography/cookbook/radical grimoire. Nina is co-founder and Co- Director of Ocean Ana Rising, Inc. (OAR): http://oarinc.org She has been a faculty member at Howard University, American University, University of Maryland-College Park, Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY) and Medgar Evers College (CUNY). She is currently a Doctoral Fellow of Theatre at The Graduate Center (CUNY). Nina is the proud mother of two daughters, Aya Imani and Raisa Selam.
Interests dance, mixed media installations, theatre and performance art (working the difference), collage, pastels, acrylics, food, open spaces, shadows, justice, dreams, divination, and pleasure