Studio Grand is honored to announce a three-month artist residency with Antique Naked Soul. During her residency, Antique and collaborating musicians will be working on 'The Naked Soul: A Soundscape of Black Shame' explores the question “What does Black Shame sound like?”. In this work, Antique Naked Soul leads the audience on an all-vocal mission to reclaim and heal the physical symptoms of suffering resulting from a history of enslavement and institutional oppression. Created to encourage dialogue, the theatrical piece will be produced in 2015 by playwright, director, and poet Marc Bamuthi Joseph.


About Antique

Antique Edutainment was founded in 2011 by Candice “Antique” Wicks, M.A.Ed., a singer, songwriter, educator, personal and professional coach and professional development specialist with an emphasis on education. Antique Edutainment blends the science of music as a tool for healing and educating. Antique Edutainment encompasses beatbox-sing soul band Antique Naked Soul, Antique's solo project coming fall 2014 and professional development consulting.

Antique has been an artist for as long as she can remember and an educator for fourteen years. She has had extensive experience blending music and education. She was selected as artist-in-residence at the University of Malta's International Institute for Critical Pedagogy and Transformative Leadership in 2013. She is also the current artist in residence for Young Gifted and Black of Oakland, a youth performance group aimed at instilling identity and pride in Black youth. She was commissioned by the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to write a song for their “Women in African History” curriculum. This summer toured Ghana and performed at Emancipation Day to support the healing of the relationship between Ghanaians and Black Americans. For more information about Antique Edutainment go to



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