I am curating a show in November in Washington, DC. I encourage all artist under 25 to apply with existing work or to create work around the theme. Use your creativity to critique the word we live in and #knowyourehistory
School of Fish, 2011. 9 photographs, ed. of 5.
School of Fish (detail).
X (After the Barcelona Chair), 2010. 9 C-prints, 50 x 50 cm.
X (After the Barcelona Chair) (detail).
Njideka Akunyili | The Beautiful Ones #1b [alternative take] & Nwantinti [along two details], both 2012.
"It was a layering of multiple interests. Obviously my love for Nigeria where I was born, my love for my life here, my love for my husband.. and just try to figure out a way the two kinda exist in a harmonious way.”
"I think of my work as capturing the very ordinary. Just normal.. everyday stuff. I think there is something beautiful and powerful in the things that happen daily. Intimate situations.. sensual situations.. these [situations] people don’t get to see. I think there is a beauty in that I’m very attracted to.. that I try to get out.”
@ Studio Museum’s Artists-in-Residence talk on youtube.
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