My mission is to find new ways to construct and reconstruct what a photograph is.
My process is similar to computer hacking. I alter and modify the software and hardware of conventional photography in order to reprogram the medium with new directives. A mixed media synthesis. Utilizing elements of paintings, illustrations, and sculpture. A means to the end of making an image rather than taking a traditional photograph.
Photography has a history of being isolated and undervalued from traditional mediums in the canon of art history, my aim is to continue to bridge this hierarchical gap by forming a symbiotic relationship with those mediums.
Though the technology of photography continues to exponentially grow from it’s birth year of 1839, it’s formulations and how it physically exists within gallery spaces hasn’t experienced the same level of evolution.
My objective is to morph the medium to a point where you question what is considered a photograph anymore.
A first place fine art winner in PDN’s 2017 Objects of Desire contest. A 2016 Print Magazine “New Visual Artists” ( 15 under 30 ) award winner.
A member of the African diaspora. Born in Freetown Sierra Leone. Grew up in Alexandria Virginia.