Ernesto Mercer is a poet-multidisciplinary artist, teaching-artist and an independent scholar. His work incorporates many written and verbal arts found in the Atlantic African-American diasporas. For over 20 years he has created art works and performed across the US and beyond. A Cave Canem Alumni Fellow, since 2008 his performance works have been commissioned by the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art at the. Published in various anthologies and journals, he has performed his work at Whitney Museum of American Art, The Smithsonian Folk Life Festival, The Nuyorican Poets’ Café, and The Split This Rock Poetry Festival, among others.
Tata Nkisi Malongo Tormenta Vira Vira Pati Lemba, Palo Monte Mayombe Oscuro, Brama con Brama, Hierba Mala Sigue Paso Viento Malo Muere O Revienta.
Diviner & karcist : aka Nsasindoki. aka Mista Malu
Multidisciplinary. Multicultic. Multiplex.