What would Carl Andre do if he were part black? Or Ed Ruscha if he were raised bilingual?
The challenge of colliding the personal-is-political discourse with the legacy of conceptual and minimalist art practices is what motivates me.
My practice investigates history, media, race, homoeroticism and love in work that ranges from
drawing, painting and artist books to iPhone videos distributed through social media, and
My practice stems from my origins that are rooted in the Indian subcontinent and my migratory up
bringing - born in Algeria, raised in Canada and currently residing in New York. I engage in video and
installation to create multi-media narra
From the New York Times:
"Peter J. Ketchum knows how to get the viewer's
attention. Shown widely around the country, his
pictures commingle colors, situations,
commentary and mediums in a manner that is
provocative, funny and to the point."
Adrian Roman is a mixed media artist focusing primarily on installations, sculpture and drawing, was
born in New York City of Puerto Rican decent. At the age of 12 he received specialized lessons at
Pratt Institute in New York and attended
Growing up in Haiphong, Vietnam, Chi Nguyen is influenced by her countryâ€™s folk art, lacquer
paintings, and traditional calligraphy. She draws inspirations from a variety of subjects â€” ranging
from human emotions to contemporary struggles.
In this series of drawings I reference the body directly by using hair as the impetus for my forms. I
play with color, form and abstraction while exploring the hairs subjective properties as a cheap
commodity and personal signifier.