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Current Resident: Oct 1, 2020–Dec 31, 2020

Tauck Ritzau Innovative Philanthropy

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Adjani Okpu-Egbe

Adjani Okpu-Egbe is a multidisciplinary artist who uses mixed media, including found objects, to make works that shed light on socio-political and economic issues affecting Africa, its diaspora and global social justice. The artist explores autobiographical contents and day to day life experiences to create metaphors throughout his practice.

Adjani Okpu-Egbe has exhibited work at Kunstverein Braunschweig Museum, Germany; SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin; and Tel Aviv Museum of Art, among others.
adjaniokpuegbe.com

Current Resident: Sep 1, 2020–Dec 31, 2020

Vision Fund

Studio #201

Artist

Charisse Pearlina Weston

Charisse Pearlina Weston’s creative work emerges from deep material investigations of poetics and the autobiographical. She utilizes glass to conceptually embody both the everyday risk of anti-black violence and the precocity and malleability of blackness in the face of this violence. She deploys language and the autobiographical to examine the delicate intimacies and reticent poetics underlying black life. She reuses and re-articulates materials from past installations to formulate the next to represent meaning’s capacity to shatter.

Charisse Pearlina Weston has exhibited work at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York; and Praz-Delavallade Gallery, Los Angeles, among others.
charisseweston.com

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