Natasha A. Kelly (Ed.), SISTERS AND SOULS - Inspirationen von May Ayim, Berlin: Orlanda Frauenverlag

I am very proud to be featured in this coming up book edited by outstanding academic | activist Dr. Natasha A. Kelly
with a creative writing piece. This publication, brought by a milestone women-publishing house in Berlin, is a tribute by all women who feel a soul sister connection to May Ayim.

See the "text" section for more coming up publications in the Fall 2015 including as a co-editor from "InterdepenDenken"


From one island to the other : After USA Premiere in Manhattan, Oxana Chi will perform "Neferet iti" Asian Premiere at Taipei Fringe Festival in Taiwan.
Layla Zami special guest on the saxophone & ocean drum
So happy to be back in Taiwan :)
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I STEP ON AIR on tour. Dance_Music_Word_Performance

2015 Sept 23rd | 7.30pm Dixon Place | New York Manhattan
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Fr. 24 April 2015 @ 8pm > Uni Mainz > StudiHaus
Upon invitation from the Women's Center "AlleFrauen Referat",
Oxana Chi & i will perform our tribute to May Ayim in Mainz.

DURCH GÄRTEN TANZEN . Tanz_Doku_Spielfim von Oxana Chi & Layla Zami (140 Min., D/Indon./Fr.)

FLT*I only FILMPREMIERE : Mo 17. NOV 2014 um 18Uhr im AJZ Bielefeld

FILMPREMIERE : SO 12. OKT. 2014 um 17 UHR in der Filmbühne am Steinplatz 

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* Publication coming up soon : my academic paper presented @ the International Symposium "Writing Women's Lives: Auto/Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography"
hosted by Yeditepe University and Women's Library, Istanbul, April 19th & 20th 2014. The paper will be later published under the title : "Dancing Women's Lives, Women Living Dance : Feminist auto/biographical storytelling in Oxana Chi's transcultural dance art".

Layla Zami On Tour with Oxana Chi :                                                                                                                                                                                            Istanbul Symposium with professors & artists Ruchika Jason Singh & Joelle Palmieri, April 2014

Interview with Oxana Chi & Layla Zami Magazine "Leben nach Migration", 01.2013. Journalist: Iris Rajanayagam