Oct 26, 2016-Jan 16, 2017
MoAD Emerging Artists Presents Nyame Brown: Classroom in Nevérÿon
Nyame Brown’s paintings and drawings are opportunities to explore the concept of Diaspora as Trans-Atlantic, psychic, and imagined spaces. As a tool to combat racial oppression, He sees his blackboard paintings as a cultural production of the black community providing space to create a new black mythology.
Nyame Brown is one of four San Francisco Bay Area artists selected among 80 applicants for the opportunity to exhibit at MoAD in 2017. Applicants submitted works that address the cultural and artistic richness of the African Diaspora which elaborated on MoAD’s four themes: origins, movement, adaptation and transformation.