Archives for posts tagged ‘identity’

Billie Zangewa

Billie Zangewa Work from her oeuvre. “Billie Zangewa’s background is as an engaged artist. A golden-fingered embroiderer, she has gradually garnered recognition on the African and international art scene. Her autobiographical works skilfully combine personal experience with universal subjects, from the hustle and bustle of urban megalopolises to ordinary activities in the life of a […]

Widline Cadet

Widline Cadet Work from her oeuvre. “Widline Cadet (b. 1992 in Pétion-Ville, Haiti; currently lives and works in New York) is a Haitian-born artist. Her practice draws from personal history and examines race, memory, erasure, migration, and Haitian cultural identity from a viewpoint within the United States. She uses photography, video, and installations to construct […]

Cosmo Whyte

Cosmo Whyte Works from his oeuvre. “I am a trans-disciplinary artist who employs drawing, performance, and sculpture to create conceptual work that explores how notions of identity are disrupted by migration—particularly migration as an unfinished arc of motion whose final resting point remains an open-ended question. I situate my work in the liminal space between […]

M’Shinda Imani Abdullah-Broaddus

M’Shinda Imani Abdullah-Broaddus Work from Daddy Says. “Daddy Says is a body of work that discusses the challenging and isolated reality of being both queer and black. The work is a byproduct of my response to the traumatic experience of coming out to both my mother and father as homosexual -an experience that queer people […]

Theo Triantafyllidis

Theo Triantafyllidis Work from his Role Play (and others). “In this new body of work, Theo Triantafyllidis re-imagines the gallery space as his own virtual studio. He embodies an Ork avatar, who uses digital tools to create 3D forms, which are then manifested physically as large-scale wood sculptures. This process is recorded through DIY Motion […]

Nadiya Nacorda

Nadiya Nacorda Work from Through Venus. “Being a mixed womxn of both Filipinx and Black South African decent, but growing up Black in America, my identity has been a complex subject in my life. My outward perceived value and identity shifts depending on the space I am in, both public and private. I spent much […]

Ana Torfs

Ana Torf Work from her oeuvre. “Ana Torfs was born in Belgium in 1963. Her work consists of various installations with slide projections, photo series, a web project, a feature film, several publications etc. Torfs has dealt, among others, with questions such as perception, representation and the construction of images and identity. She has also […]

Carlee Fernandez

Carlee Fernandez Work from Man. “…In her newest work entitled “Man,” Fernandez probes the power, aggressiveness, and macho beauty of the men who have been influential in her life and her art-making through contemporary self-portraiture. By juxtaposing her body next to or entwined with images of masculinity through photographs, video, and sculpture, the work is […]

Andrea Chung

Andrea Chung Work from Caribbean Life & Travel. “My work examines cultures created under the influence of colonial and post-colonial regimes and their relationship to The Land. I mine foodstuffs, recipes and archival materials such as photographs and tourist publications, in order to reconstruct and create a new series of narratives, which I juxtapose against […]

Matthew Robert Hughes

Matthew Robert Hughes Work from (Un)Dress Yourself in My Love. “Matthew-Robert Hughes’s artistic practice is fundamentally concerned with the self as subject matter for the camera, and acts as a demonstration of the role of photographic technology in individual self-representation. Throughout his working practice, Hughes has continued to use ‘time’ as a tool to explore […]