LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs

Leeuwarden

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A writer, vocalist and sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of TwERK (Belladonna, 2013). Her interdisciplinary work has been featured at the Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Walker Art Center and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the QOW conference in Slovakia, at Poesiefestival Berlin and the International Poetry Festival in Bucharest, the 56th Venice Biennale and in Beijing as a Red Gate Artist in Residence. As a curator and director, she has staged events at BAM Café, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, The David Rubenstein Atrium, The Highline, Poets House and El Museo del Barrio. LaTasha is the recipient of numerous awards; of them include New York Foundation for the Arts, Barbara Deming Memorial Grant, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, the Japan-US Friendship Commission, Creative Capital and the Whiting Foundation Literary Award. She lives in Harlem, New York.

LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs was a citybooks guest in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden in September 2018. For two weeks she explored the city and inspired by her stay wrote a city portrait about the Frysian capital.