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.