I am an interdisciplinary artist who works primarily with the embodied Black female experience. My artistic practice is rooted in my cultural identity as a Black female, choreographer and filmmaker from the South.
2024 Yale Mellon Arts & Practitioner Fellow
Irishia has been selected as a 2024 Mellon Arts & Practitioner Fellow at the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration (RITM). Each Yale RITM invites 1-3 artists, media makers, and journalists whose work focuses on race, indigeneity, and/or transnational migration to apply to be a Mellon Arts & Practitioner Fellow. Fellows are appointed for 3 months and receive a $15,000 stipend.