Moor Mother

Camae Ayewa is a Philadelphia-based interdisciplinary artist. A musician performing under the name Moor Mother, she has toured in Europe and the U.S. and has performed at festivals, colleges, and universities, sharing the stage with King Britt, Islam Chipsy, Bell Hooks, Claudia Rankine and more. A soundscape artist with work featured at Samek Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art Chicago, Everson Museum of Art, OCAD Toronto, and New College FLA, Camae is also a singer in the punk band The Mighty Paradocs. Camae is a 2016 Leeway Foundation LTG & 2005 ACG grantee. She is also co-founder of Rockers! Philly, a 10-year-running series focused on marginalized artists. Camae serves on the board of Girls Rock Philly, and is assistant coordinator of The Afrofuturist Affair, Philadelphia’s premiere afrofuturism organization. She is also author of the forthcoming poetry book Fetish Bones and is an avid zinemaker and collector.