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Igbo choreographer and multimedia creative Nkeiruka Oruche is collaborating with Black Cultural Zone to create Onwudiwe (MDG2), a new narrative-driven afro-urban dance performance work. Onwudiwe, ‘Death is bad’ in Igbo, is the second in a series of ‘Mixtape for the Dead & Gone’ stage productions part of the ‘Obi gbawara’m//My Heart Shattered or What happens after I die?’ project, which explores Igbo traditions of art and performance in death and mourning. Created via a series of community engagement workshops, and ceremonies, a three-night run of MDG2 will be presented in June 2024 at Liberation Park, Oakland.