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Zaki dimly lit onstage holding a hoop circled around him

Introducing Zaki Musa: Our New Associate Artist

We are proud to announce Zaki Musa is joining us as a new associate artist!

Associates at Jacksons Lane are an essential part of our artistic offer at Jacksons Lane. We give space, mentorship, performance opportunities and often tour work we co-create with them. Zaki will be joining our current associate artists: Chusi Amoros, Rosie Rowlands and Brain Fools.

Meet Zaki Musa

Headshot of Zaki Musa wearing a black vest smiling for the camera
Zaki Musa

Zaki Musa is a multi-disciplinary creative and circus artist pulling from a wide background of movement, design and narrative storytelling. Originally from Singapore, he has been London based for the past 10 years. His current research focuses on technology as a co-creator in performance, and our increasingly spiritual relationship with technology. His work primarily revolves around circus and pole, pulling from his diverse background in costume, conceptual design and speculative narratives.

You may have seen Zaki recently perform at the Hangwire Circus Showcase with his work in progress, Divinations 1.0. A multi-disciplinary aerial, movement and digital exploration into craft and ritual processes that aim to seek insights into the future. Using SOMI-1 movement sensors, the data transmitted generated live sounds during the performance. Divinations 1.0 questioned how do we shape movement patterns and rituals around digital culture and our devices?

Zaki performing Divinations 1.0 at Jacksons Lane Hangwire Scratch Night (2023). He hangs from a hoop with his hands held high and strong in a V shape, lit with a dim blue light.
Zaki performing Divinations 1.0 at Jacksons Lane Hangwire Scratch Night (2023), Photographer: Steve Gregson
Zaki performing Divinations 1.0 at Jacksons Lane Hangwire Scratch Night (2023). He swings from a hoop with his hands held high and strong in a V shape, his feet barely touching the ground.
Zaki performing Divinations 1.0 at Jacksons Lane Hangwire Scratch Night (2023), Photographer: Steve Gregson

You can see more of Zaki’s work here!

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