Awo Ni Orunmila Otura Mun is a Babalawó, musician, and creator of the electronic music project ÌFÉ. Mun’s work with ÌFÉ focuses on creating electronic music and technology centered art and performance using folkloric and religious ritual practices of the African Diaspora. By adding electronic sensors to traditional and often homemade folkloric drums ÌFÉ’s debut album “IIII+IIII” revolutionized the way electronic music was conceived and performed, seamlessly combining the intricacies of Afro-Caribbean percussion and song with the power of modern electronica played in real time, totally freed from the grid. Mun is currently based in New Orleans, LA.

Grantee Information

Website(s): http://www.ife-music.com/
Year(s) Awarded: 2020