Welcome, dear visitor.
As an artist, I am a forager. I saunter through the world collecting stories, earthtalks, and myths. Gathered from frayed memories and faded auditories. I seek objects left behind and forgotten with a leitmotiv of history. Especially things returning to earth, covered in rusts, patinas, and decay.
Authenticity in objects, systems, and ideas are revealed only once it crumbles back into its own essence. Beneficial disintegrations. I bring these weathered objects and subjects together as hybrids in my studio. Reinventions into sculptures, installations, video-work, photography, and poetry. This process is an attempt to revive, transform, and reinterpret, leading to a new understanding on cultural phenomena of false supremacies and fragmented heritages. I call this process the Beginning of the End to a Re-beginning.
I have a zero-waste practice in my studio. I work with cyclical earthy materials like clay, lime, stone, maize, and found objects. I was born and raised in Africa, and a shapeshifter once whispered in my ear that all things – inanimate and animate – contain metamorphoses of personhood. Since then, it is impossible not to hear the world in its objects.