Jang is a conceptual artist, a popular tattoo artist, and a renaissance creative with a grip on what it means to make exciting and thought-provoking contemporary artworks in various forms.
From Ghana to Benin, Benin to Nigeria, Ajanku has apprenticed with master dyers who retain knowledge of traditional indigo dyeing techniques, an art that is being lost to synthetic processes.
What doesn’t fit in their apartment waits in storage as they rotate pieces in and out, rendering their home as both a gallery and a domestic space, enriched by their love for art and artists.
While Reid’s part of Immortal Voices hints at the heavens, Pangelica’s deals with darkness.
"It's the material that's doing its thing and I'm only doing this selection."
This edition of Quarantine Diaries features three artists whose exhibition at BmoreArt’s Connect+Collect Gallery was postponed.
Now the textures of the art I have collected are more real, more tangible, than the textures of human faces.
NMWA’s recent acquisitions include 166 photos by Mary Ellen Mark, a mixed-media portrait by Delita Martin, three large-scale photos by Rania Matar, and a six-foot-long chandelier by Joana Vasconcelos