PYT Artist in Residence: Azzam Mohamed

Meet PYT’s artist in residence Azzam Mohamed.

Azzam Mohamed, also known as Shazam, is a dancer, performer, and educator from Sudan.

In 2019 Azzam and his crew Riddim Nation were invited by choreographer, Nick Power, to develop and perform Two Crews, in collaboration with Paris-based HipHop crew, Lady Rocks.

Two Crews was premiered at Sydney and Adelaide Festivals in 2020. Recently, he co-created and premiered his first full choreographic piece The Risk of Hyperbole in December 2021 at Phoenix Gallery in a collaborative project with Australian composer and director Jack Prest, and installation artists and co-creators Joe Wilson and Chanelle Collier.

Recently, Azzam was invited to perform as part of Monumental performance program at the Art Gallery of NSW in April 2022.

About ‘KATMA’ by Azzam Mohamed