Mosa McNeilly is an interdisciplinary artist developing a diptych play Sipping Freedom that tells the story of the middle passage through the use of contraries, sacred clowns. Relying on personalities from Yoruba and Voudo traditions, Mosa explores freedom, captivity, and complicity. Mosa lives her life at the crossroads, a place of choices and consequences.

Esú, Ghédé, the Clown, the Mimic: The Multiply-coded Trickster in Sipping Freedom