Into The Wild
by Idris Goodwin
Idris Goodwin is an award winning playwright, break beat poet, recording artist and cross-disciplinary performance artist. The National Endowment for the Arts, The Ford Foundation and The Illinois Arts Council have supported Idris’ many performances. Idris’ break beat poetry was featured on season six of Russell Simmons’ HBO Def Poetry and published in the Spoken Word Revolution Redux Anthology, Rattle Magazine, DIAGRAM, WORD RIOT, deCOMP and featured prominently in the forthcoming The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop.
In the coming months Idris is slated to release two hip hop albums and premiere a new one act play with Chicago’s Prop Thtr. Idris frequently teaches, performs and lectures at institutions on themes of arts, culture and empowerment. Keep up to date at http://www.idrisgoodwin.blogspot.com/