Digital Photo. Roland print on Archival Paper Rag.
Edition of 10.
18x24 in. and 1.5 in. mat
Completed in 2020
ARTIST STATEMENT (WHO ARE YOU, WHAT INSPIRES YOUR ARTWORK, WHAT STORY DOES YOUR ART TELL)
Inyang Essien is a visual artist working in the mediums of photography and digital media. She uses her images to explore and reflect on culture, socioeconomics, sexuality through a thoughtful lens.
WHAT DO YOU THINK IS "BLACK ART?"
Black art is a dynamic expression of Black experiences, history, and truths. Intersectionality often covers the dynamic experiences and stories that are shared by Black people across the diaspora. These dynamic stories yield the Black art that has been celebrated throughout history. The work I have shared below is a celebration of history, identity and culture.