Shamar Watt is an artist born in Kingston (Jamaica) raised in Miami and based in New York City. He has an Associate degree in psychology and a Bachelor of Fine Art in Dance. What drives Watt as an artist is; the science of black bodies and how the sonic science of blackness resonates in the world and the infinite universe. He has worked as a physical/sound/vocal performer with nora chipaumire since 2015, as well as generating and performing his own work. He was nominated as one of the top 25 performers/choreographers to watch for 2019 Dance Magazine. Watt was a 2018 Bessie Nominee and In 2019 he was the recipient of the prestigious Bessie Award for Outstanding Performance in nora chipaumire’s work.
Homestead, FL USA