Leah Wilks

AMICO 59th Street Senior Citizen Center
"The Stories My Cells Tell"
Pronouns: she / they
Artistic Discipline: Music: Drumming & Singing
Category: SU-CASA
Grant Year: 2022
Location: Borough Park

Leah is a choreographer, dancer, and teacher based out of Brooklyn, NY (Munsee Lenape and Canarsie land) and Durham, NC (Eno, Lumbee, Shakori, Sissapahaw, and the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation land). At times, she is also a gardener,an elder-care companion, a musician, a facilitator, and a writer. Her research revolves around embodied memory, monuments, and death and dying practices.