Celebrate the multitude of street dance movements emerging from New York City and beyond with Motion/Matter: Street Dance Festival, featuring legendary DJs, epic battles, and concert dance premieres.
Oulouy and his crew Supa Rich Kids invite you to a celebration of life, highlighting each milestone in an African child’s journey from birth to death through dance, theater, and fashion.
Afrikan Party is a futuristic ode to Africa seen through the eyes of an African child born in the year 2090 and raised in the United States of Afrika. It is a celebration of the countless cultures, traditions, and rituals connecting this child to his past, his present and his future. An open window to an infinite field of possibilities for new generations. Join the party and experience the rich, multicolored, polyphony of the African continent through the eyes of a child in this kinetic swirl of street dance, mime, performance, and fashion.
Afrikan Party photo: Africa Moment and Édgar de Melo.
Born on the Ivory Coast and based in Barcelona, Oulouy is one of the key choreographers of African descent in the global street dance landscape. His artistic career as a dancer, choreographer, teacher and artistic director has taken him to work on all continents of the globe. As a performer he has received a double nomination as best male dancer of the year (2022) by the Catalan Performing Arts Critique Awards and the Dansacat Awards. His awarded novel work Black (2020, Africa Moment) has become an impactful, iconic piece presented on numerous stages including Suzanne Dellal Centre in Tel Aviv, Dampfzentrale in Switzerland, Festival GREC de Barcelona. Black was selected as a recommended show by the Spanish National Network of Public Theatres, Auditoriums, Circuits and Festivals, making Oulouy the first black African choreographer to receive such recognition.