you niggas in trouble is a meme essay/lecture created by Nile Harris and Trevor Bazile that utilizes a Google Document file as a site of liveness. Examining the online formations of self under the reign of neoliberal identity politics, you niggas in trouble asks “will the revolution have 501c3 status?” And occasions an experiment in ‘internet choreography’ or (a hyperlink opera) as a mode of hybrid,digital storytelling. This work is presented in partnership with YAH World.
Nile Harris (Co-Creator, he/they) is an interdisciplinary artist, director, and performer. His work has been presented at the Palais de Tokyo, The Watermill Center, Dixon Place, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, Secret Project Robot and Movement Research at Judson Church. And has received support from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Pepatián, Abrons Arts Center, and Brooklyn Arts Exchange. He has worked extensively with various artists including Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Bill Shannon, Robert Wilson, Nia Witherspoon, Malcolm Betts X, and Miles Greenberg in venues including New York Live Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Tanz im August, The Walker Art Center, EMPAC, Danspace Project, Stanford Live, Dublin Theatre Festival, and MESS Festival.
Trevor Bazile (Co-Creator, he/they) is a Miami based interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker working in the intersections of music, moving image, and performance. Having studied music composition and saxophone performance at New World School of the Arts and University of Florida, Trevor would receive his degree in music composition before beginning to work with the Borscht Corporation as a part of the organization’s Fellowship program. Trevor has had his work supported by over 75 patrons on Kickstarter and has exhibited at festivals such as Eye Slicer (NY) and the Borscht Film Festival (Mingus’s The Clown). Over the course of the Fellowship, Trevor would take the tools provided by Borscht Corp and organize a new artist collective ‘bisque corp’ (2018-2020) serving as the group’s Creative Director.