Multidisciplinary Arts: Literary Arts, Poetry, Performance, Theater
Tasleem Jamila Tasleem Jamila is an interdisciplinary artist, performer, poet, curator, fashion designer, actor and educator, whose body of work focuses on social action and community healing and revitalization. Her sound is a fusion of hip-hop, spirituals, mystical chants, and lyrical soul. With performances that include The Kennedy Center, Excel London, Columbia University (NYC) and the African World Festival of the Arts.
She has performed her works across the US as well as the UK, Africa, and Canada and continues to tour worldwide. Tasleem recently published a book of poetry, Black Baptist Muslim Mystic which is receiving critical acclaim in addition to her album “Tasleem” and live and unplugged DVD “My Soul Speaks”. She is sought after for her captivating energy as a host, professional skills as a cultural producer and educating activist as a workshop facilitator. Look out for a 2018 world tour and book release.