Bocafloja is an Interdisciplinary artist based in New York; Documentary Filmmaking, Music, Literature, Photography, Design, Theater and Video art are some of his mediums of creation.
BODY OF WORK
Racialized Epistemologies, Global South, Coloniality, Self-Cartography, and the African Diaspora in Latin America are fundamental topics addressed in his body of work.
MEDIA AND DISTINGUISHED PERFORMANCES
Bocafloja has been featured in: OKAYAFRICA, AFROPUNK, BBC, NPR, LA JORNADA, ONCE TV, REMEZCLA, MTV, NACLA, CULTURESTRIKE, and many other newspapers, magazines and media outlets globally.
Some of Bocafoja’s distinguished performances and academic presentations include: Casa de las Américas (Cuba), Casa de América (Spain), The Schomburg Center (U.S), EID Festival (UK), Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (Brazil), Matadero (Spain), Lincoln Center (U.S), The John F. Kennedy for the Performing Arts (US), Feria Internacional del Libro (MX) and an innumerable list of Universities, Colleges, Cultural Centers and venues in over 35 countries.
Music / Spoken Word
Soulful music merged with rich diasporic vernacular; intellectual stimulation meets the dance floor.
Rocking crowds of all sizes for over 20 years, either with his full band, a DJ or a solo spoken word set, Bocafloja wont be unnoticed at an event.
Two published books, three critically acclaimed award winning albums and a vibrant live performance, position Bocafloja as a leading voice that challenges several borders constructed by hegemonic cultural industries, sharing an empowering experience for multi-generational audiences internationally.