The art of fusing the metaphorical and physical meaning of beauty in paint. Providing positive imagery that is both soft yet strong and challenging; I am Afrocentric Keyy.
I make videos, sound installation, paintings, and prints that focus on shared emotional reactions, probing concepts of love and sanctioned violence through appropriated imagery of shared emotion.
My work responds to our fragile and contested relationship to the environment by deconstructing
the methodologies of making.
Abstract works on paper referencing textiles, fashion, the body, bad taste, and queerness.
I maneuver pools of pigment and water into recognizable forms from the vantage of a woman.
My work is an expression of my inner monsters that often dovetails with social criticism. I love things that are both ridiculous and serious, and seek to convey this through the absurd and the lo-fi.
I interrogate how visual cues found in historical photographs, mass media, political propaganda,
and personal archives influence or inflect social or cultural narratives.
I paint on other people things. Frick! Frazzle-BOOM!
AND I GET ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS GODDAM IT!
I paint small abstract, vaguely psychedelic gouaches.
When I paint I connect with the invisible, the intensity, with what you can not see and only feel,
with what nourish the volatility of the essence and the fever to discover its elusive meaning.
The origin of this body of work is in compression and tension, growth and decay, and how these and other processes shape built environments.
My work tells stories about what it means to be human.
Painter focused on transparency and narrative of process and influenced by writing, weaving, and
My paintings and mixed media pieces incorporate elements of ethnography, nonlinear storytelling,
magical realism, and absurdist humor to give expression to a uniquely individualized reality.
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