Jamire Williams

Round 15 (2021-2022)
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Jamire Williams is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice spans experimental jazz, performance, and sculpture. His work is grounded in an investigation of the Black diaspora and driven by a deep faith and sense of the immaterial. He has performed and presented nationally and internationally at venues including The Whitney Museum of American Art, Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Bim Huis, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Montreal Contemporary Art Museum, Stony Island Arts Bank, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Michael Todd Gallery, Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, and Brookfield Place. In his music and performance, Williams has collaborated with such luminaries as Solange Knowles, Kara Walker, Jason Moran, Dev Hynes, Robert Glasper, Julie Mehretu, Moses Sumney, Kahlil Joseph, Jamal Cyrus, Ari Marcopoulos, Christian Scott, and Chassol. 

Williams received his BFA from The New School (2006). A Houston native, Williams recently relocated from Los Angeles.