About

ABOUT

Bocafloja is a Multi-disciplinary artist; Film, Music, Poetry, Photography, Design, and Theater are some of his mediums of creation. Decoloniality, Third space theory, Body Politics, African Diaspora in Latin America and Intersectionality are fundamental topics addressed in his body of work.

Bocafloja has been featured in:  BBC, NPR, AFROPUNK, REMEZCLA, MTV Iggy, 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), Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (Brazil), Lincoln Center (U.S),  The John F. Kennedy for the Performing Arts (US),   Hay Festival (MX) and an innumerable list of Universities, Colleges, Cultural Centers and venues in over 30 countries.

LECTURES / ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS / WORKSHOPS

-Race Politics in Mexico and Latinamerica; Internal colonialism and the  epistemologies of power.

-Peripheral Cultural Production as a Third Space; Art and political  participation from the margins.

-Commodification of dissent; Whiteness, liberalism and the neutralization of  Hip Hop.

Music / Spoken Word

Soulful music, Black & Brown vernacular, intellectual stimulation meets the dance floor.

Rocking crowds of all sizes for over 15 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 with multi-generational audiences internationally.

 

 

 

Pic by Cambiowashere, 2017.

Pic by Cambiowashere, 2017.

Pic by Cambiowashere, illustration by DRBefa, 2017

Pic by Cambiowashere, illustration by DRBefa, 2017

Pic by Juan Azpiri / Limoneromx , 2016

Pic by Juan Azpiri / Limoneromx , 2016

Bocafloja book release at La Casa de los Escritores, Montevideo Uruguay, 2014

Bocafloja book release at La Casa de los Escritores, Montevideo Uruguay, 2014

Pic by Cambiowashere, 2016

Pic by Cambiowashere, 2016

Pic by Juan Azpiri / Limoneromx . 2016

Pic by Juan Azpiri / Limoneromx . 2016

Bocafloja at Feria Internacional del Libro, Zocalo DF, Mexico 2014

Bocafloja at Feria Internacional del Libro, Zocalo DF, Mexico 2014

Bocafloja & Native Sun, London 2015.

Bocafloja & Native Sun, London 2015.

Bocafloja "Patologías del Invisible Incómodo" Best HipHop/Rap album of 2012 at the Indie-O Music Awards, Mexico 2013.  

Bocafloja "Patologías del Invisible Incómodo" Best HipHop/Rap album of 2012 at the Indie-O Music Awards, Mexico 2013.