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Called to Spirit, Women and Healing Arts in New Orleans, 2021,was an exhibition curated by Co-Artistic Directors Diana Nawi and Naima J. Keith, on the occassion of Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow, 2021–22. The exhibition featured multi-media…

Crocodylus is a bronze sculpture (73 x 167 x 87 inches) that fuses the forms of a reptile and a human female, both covered in striations that evoke the tides of the Mississippi River. The project was specifically commissioned for Prospect.5:…

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Sentinel (Mami Wata) is a bronze sculpture created for the citywide art exhibition Prospect.5, New Orleans, LA. The sculpture represents an African deity, while its form is shaped after a ceremonial spoon.

Rises in the East is a multimedia installation (fiberglass and marine-coated steel, 564 x 1128 x 108 inches), in the form of a demi-circle, whose structure resembles that of a ferris wheel. This sculpture was featured in Prospect.5: Yesterday we said…

It was my pleasure is a sculpture comprised of fiberglass, polyester resin, steel, concrete, pine bark, bay leaf, water-based paint, soundscape, scent; dimensions variable. The soundscape accompanying It was my pleasure was composed by Athenian sound…
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