Nehemoyia Young Headshot

Photography by Duane Garay, captured from the film “(clearing) Construct”.

Nehemoyia Young

Space Grant (Spring 2022)

Nehemoyia Young is a movement artist working at the intersection of art, spirituality and social impact. She is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary with a Masters in Theology, Performance Art & Ritual. Nehemoyia has worked with Okwui Okpokwasili, Renegade Performance Group, and David Thompson among many others. Her work has been featured at Movement Research, Judson Church, Danspace/St. Marks Church, Wild Project, and Spelman College. Recent film works include “(construct) Clearing”, a collaboration with artist Tanika Williams and HI-ARTS, as well as “Morning Light” presented by NY Choral Society, in collaboration with David Thomson and composer Kevin Siegfried. Nehemoyia is one half of In Liberated Company, a dance-based initiative addressing religious trauma among ex-fundamentalists and she is immensely grateful for this opportunity to develop further as a BAX Space Grantee.