It’s not often that you will see a tall kid with a curly afro handing out hugs to strangers. Making every moment a special and memorable one is the intention for multidisciplinary artist Chikadibia Ebirim, Chi for short.
In his brief and poignant exhibition statement, John Skinner, engaged a conversation about the complex nature of religious liberty, the context of language and meaning, and the normalization of one point of view over another.
Chapter 5: River is a meditation on the here and now. I see it as a delicate balancing act in which Nancy juxtaposes Latin America with the U.S., the degradation of the environment with art degraded to un-recognition, and the imprints of Empire with the persistence of pre-Columbian indigenous cultures across the continent.