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Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin

Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin explores the porousness of bodily boundaries and the ceaseless movement of living processes, like fermentation, echoing the history of colonialism. Shin is interested in the history of conquest and the literal digestion of materials – smells, microbes, and food – as a system of relations that emerges from a complicated history of …

Mo Kong

Mo Kong is a multidisciplinary artist, researcher. They are currently residing in Queens, NY. They received a MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Their work, which is deeply impacted by the social events coded by the “educational information system,” poses questions about the current political environment. Their research-based process usually takes the form of …

Joana da Conceição

Joana da Conceição lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. Her practice is rooted in painting and music with public presentations of her work resulting in multimedia installations that revolve between the two. Together with André Abel she formed Tropa Macaca, a band working in the field of contemporary electronic composition. Selected exhibitions in Portugal include: Singular Dividido, Ponto …

Hisham Sharif

Guided by both emotion and technique, Hisham Sharif‘s painting builds a structure of space-time; searching for the mood of the painting. Whereas abstracted light reflects on inner emotion, the concrete light ‘color’ remains a curtain of illusion. Moving between daily scenes and memories of his heritage, he combines time and collapses recorded visual images with pictorial …

Christie Neptune

Christie Neptune is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist working across film, photography, mixed media and performance arts. Neptune investigates how constructs of race, gender, and class limit the personal experiences of historically marginalized bodies of color. Critically aware of both self and subjectivity, Neptune illuminates the personal and emotional aftermath of a society that disregards and delegitimatizes …

Tariku Shiferaw

In my current body of work titled, “One Of These Black Boys,” I explore mark-making in order to address the physical and metaphysical spaces of painting and societal structures. The work interrogates the act of mark-making and the identity and role of the thinker responsible for the marks. I use geometric forms because of their …

Sebastian Burger

Sebastian Burger’s practice walks a fine line between representative and abstract painting. The starting point for his work consists of stylized imagery, often composed in a manner akin to collage, alternating precisely executed illusionism with two-dimensional representation. His work bears the influence of the legacy of surrealism and magic realism, as well as the metaphysical painting …

Argentino Mauro Martins Manoel

Arjan Martins is the 2018 PIPA Awardee. Martins began to develop his pictorial technique as a student at the School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage with a keen interest in the African diaspora and Afro-Atlantic migrations subject matter during Colonial Brazil. His paintings and drawings incorporate signs and codes excluded from history and retell the history …

Kanad Chakrabarti

Kanad Chakrabarti is an artist and writer based in London and New York. He uses the film-essay to interrogate the ambiguities inherent in technological capitalism, for instance the ecological, post-colonial, and bio-political legacies of nuclear weapons testing. During the Cold War, the military-industrial complex essentially captured Western democracy and media on a vast scale, generating anti-Communist …

Joseph Buckley

Joseph Buckley is a black british sculptor of Irish and Caribbean extraction. He is based in New York City and has, for the last five years or so, been making work about the historical, fictional, contemporary, and speculative abuses that render people into chattel, suspects, orcs, and clones. Image: Joseph Buckley, Traitor Muscle, 2018. Art in …