D'hana Perry / Battyjack_DJ

Artist, Musician, and Project Manager in Brooklyn, New York

D'hana Perry / Battyjack_DJ

Artist, Musician, and Project Manager in Brooklyn, New York

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D'hanaPerry, is a Brooklyn based DJ and video artist with a BA in Sociology& Urban Studies from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MFA in MediaArt from Emerson College. Perry has maintained astrong presence in underground LGBTQ nightlife, having developed aunique production style that blends a globally informed mix of DIY,Club, House, Vogue, Rap, and Urbano music with the artist collective,KUNQ. Perry has had residencies at The Ace Hotel and regularlyheadlines some of NYC’s most notable queer dance parties andunderground raves. They have had the pleasure of sharing the stagewith some of the most forward thinking artists and DJs incontemporary music such as Le1f, VenusX, Juliana Huxtable,Dubbel Dutch, NGUZUNGUZU, Kingdom, Mykki Blanco, Jubilee, and more.Perry has also been featured in several photo essays, OriginalPlumbing Magazine's “Party” issue, and their mixfiles have beenfeatured in publications like the Fader and Fact Magazine.

Perry’songoing video performance work, LOOSE, has been featured in severalprint publications, and performed live at such institutions as theBrooklyn Museum, MIT, Hunter College, Harvard University, The Schoolof the Museum of Fine Arts, Wesleyan University, Tufts University,Parsons The New School of Design, Rutgers University and The DesignStudio for Social Intervention. LOOSE was also featured at the MIXNew York Queer Experimental Film Festival in 2011, and in “A NewCosmic Mix”, a group show at the Museum of Science Charles HaydenPlanetarium for the 2013 New England Together Electronic MusicFestival. In their free time, Perry provides case management servicesfor the transgender community at Callen-Lorde Community Health Centerin New York City.

∞ LOOSE ∞ http://projectloose.com/

∞ KUNQ ∞ http://kunqart.tumblr.com/

∞ SOUNDCLOUD ∞ http://soundcloud.com/chubrubproductions

∞ ARTIST CV ∞ http://bit.ly/1NRYtqu

  • Work
    • Freelance Video Editor
  • Education
    • Emerson College