Sojourner is a community engaged performance, ritual and installation artist. Their work emerges from the intersections of site-specific research, relationship building and communication with the spirit world through character work, movement, visual installation, collage, voice and ritual. Sojourner's process of creating reveals collective truths, reconnects community to earth and centers the philosophy of interconnectivity. Sojourner is an artist that responds to people and earthly environment. Their process can call for the creation of a song, written text, a giant dream catcher, a peace circle training, self-love rituals or meditations. They hope to inspire personal transformation in both audiences and in the community during their process. Sojourner wants people to leave having experienced their spaces and creations with a deeper feeling of being held and seen and with a greater trust in their personal power.
Image: Sojourner Wright, Digital collage of native trees, flowers and grasses of Chicago and ancestral photos of Anna Murray Douglass (Fredrick Douglasses wife) and unnamed black femme ancestor.