Jacob Boheme is one of this year's six INTERSECT participants, a programme promoting international collaboration for greater cultural diversity and inclusion in the arts.
About Jacob Boheme
Jacob Boehme is Melbourne born and raised artist of the Narangga and Kaurna Nations, South Australia.
Jacob is the founding Creative Director of YIRRAMBOI Festival, Melbourne's premier biennial First Nations arts festival presenting innovation in contemporary and experimental First Nations arts practice from around the world and recipient of the 2018 Green Room Award for Curatorial Contribution to Contemporary and Experimental Arts.
Work on stage
Jacob is a multi-disciplinary theatre maker and choreographer, creating work for stage, screen, large-scale public events and festivals. Jacob currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Blackfulla Performing Arts Alliance, is a member of the International Advisory Panel for the Calouste Gulbenkian UK Enquiry into the Civic Role of Arts Organisations and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art Yalingwa Advisory Committee.
Alumni of the Victorian College of the Arts, Jacob's solo work Blood on the Dance Floor is touring nationally and internationally in 2019.