JJJJJerome Ellis is a stuttering, Afro-Caribbean composer, performer, and writer. His current practice explores time, silence, disability, and the divine in the Black Atlantic. Ellis’s work has been heard at the Poetry Project, Sotheby’s, Soho Rep, and WKCR. He collaborates with James Harrison Monaco as James & Jerome. Their recent work explores themes of border crossing and translation through music-driven narratives. They've received commissions from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ars Nova.