Malik Gaines

Malik GainesMalik Gaines is a writer and artist, a member of the performance group My Barbarian, and Assistant Professor of Performance Studies at NYU, Tisch School of the Arts.  He is the author of Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible (NYU Press, 2017).  His published articles include “The Quadruple-Consciousness of Nina Simone” in Women & Performance, “City After 50 Years’ Living: LA’s Differences in Relation” in Art Journal, and many short essays and interviews about art and performance.