Chelsea Adewunmi : vocals

Chelsea Adewunmi is a vocalist who has performed in dance music, gospel, and most notably, improvisational jazz with Burnt Sugar and Anthony Braxton.

Chelsea Adewunmi with Burnt Sugar

Chelsea Adewunmi with Burnt Sugar

She is a recent graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (2008) and is a Presidential Fellow at Princeton University, where she researches the arts and sciences through funkentelechy, kinesthetic empathy, and synesthesia.

A curator and practioner of performance art, she has performed in pieces by Christian Tomaszewski (Mother, Earth, Sister, Moon, Performa ’09) and Alan Kaprow (18 Happenings in 6 Parts, Performa ’07), which won the AICA (International Association of Art Critics, USA) award for Best Performance of 2008.

She is also a choreographer and dancer for music video, most recently for Anti-pop Consortiuum and Theophilus London.  Upcoming projects include a new show with Jason Samuels Smith and Dule Hill.