Video Work, The True Story of Edges joins Crocker Art Museum Collection
The True Story of Edges, 2022 is a Digital Video Collage Installation featuring two videos of the artist with video collage within her afro. Edges, a play on the African American vernacular for the fine hairs along the hairline, features the use of hair as a mutable space of memory and storytelling. Text from the Physics of Blackness: Beyond the Middle Passage Epistemology by Michele M. Wright and Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Britney Cooper along with images of protest, Audre Lorde interviews, family photos, nature, space, are collaged throughout the hair of the figure, generating multiple and simultaneous narratives.
Still, The True Story of Edges, 2022 , Digital Video Collage Installation, 3:47, 2:24, 1:23 minutes
Edges has been included in Ice Pac Building, Sacramento, CA, Coordinates:Ice Pac curated by Faith J. McKinnie, Genesis "THE MAYOR" Torres, Liv Moe, and Molly Stroud and CAL State LA Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Memories of Tomorrow’s Sunrise curated by Jason Jenn & Vojislav Radovanovic, Dr. Mika Cho.
The work joins the Crocker Art Museum located in Sacramento, CA. The Crocker hosts one of the state’s premier collections of Californian art, dating from the Gold Rush to the present day, a collection of master drawings, European paintings, one of the largest international ceramics collections in the U.S. and collections of Asian, African, and Oceanic art. To learn more the Crocker Art Museum visit https://www.crockerart.org/
Thank you to the folks at The Crocker and Sacramento Community for your generous support!