Elizabeth Colomba's (born in Paris and based in Harlem, NY) new show, "The Moon Is My Only Luxury" (curated by Monique Long), challenges the historical stories of black women and dives into their moments of solitude.
Marvin Touré's pulls from hip-hop, reggae, fashion and his African heritage to explore and challenge ideas of what is considered civilized and uncivilized, in his body of work, Boussoumani.
Los Angeles native; NYC based interdisciplinary artist, Sanford Biggers, takes us along the journey of his artistic career and how it all began with music. As a widely celebrated artist and a selected Fellow for TED 2016, Biggers responsibly uses his platform to educate and start conversations.
Recognizing both his ties and disjunction from an ancestral past, Leonardo Benzant’s practice is driven by his connection to the trans African-Atlantic diaspora.
Canadian painter, Tim Okamura, talks about 10 year of primarily painting women of color, telling their stories and the samurai warriors that are to come.
Jazz vocalist, Somi, finds richness in her African roots. She shares of how she discovered jazz, her experience in Lagos, Nigeria and the art of jazz today. Join her on a stroll along The Beautiful Road.
Kimberly Mayhorn explores the social ties of black women and the conversations that are had about them in a moving show inspired by Sandra Bland's death and the assault on black bodies.
In Arcmanoro Niles' new body of work 'Life Was A Party To Be Thrown,' he explores what it means to control and maintain power over the body.
Renee Cox's fearlessness would explain her ability to survive twenty-three years in the art world. She's no stranger to criticism and controversy. Her photography and mixed-media art has celebrated blackness, the body, and womanhood. Come take a voyage with Cox on her journey.
Her breakthrough performance in the hit indie film 'Tangerine' has earned her a Gotham Award and sparked an Oscar-nomination campaign that is raising awareness on transgender representation in television and film. Now a prominent figure in the trans community, Mya Taylor has proven that barriers are to be broken.
Sean Baker (director and co-writer of the hit indie film 'Tangerine') talks about the important elements of a great film, filming with the iPhone 5s and working with breakout stars Kitana Kiki Rodriguez and Mya Taylor (winner of the Gotham Independent Film Award as Breakthrough Actor). Considered one of the best films of 2015 and taking home the Gotham Independent Film Audience Award, Sean Baker's 'Tangerine' has not only made an everlasting footprint on the film industry, but it could possibly make Oscar history.
Independent Curator, Dexter Wimberly, talks about his journey and transition into his curatorial practice which allows him to create worlds and emerge in his love for art.
Don't categorize Olga Dobrowolska because her style of choreography cannot be boxed and labeled. Her unconventional use of various dance styles proves that the art of dance is in her DNA.
In her third New York solo exhibition, Margaret Bowland uses enchanting imagery to explore alternative narratives, "underscoring the dangerous allure of wealth and power."
American painter, Jordan Casteel, explores the humanity of black men as fathers, sons, brothers and cousins. Her second solo exhibition, 'Brothers,' contributes "a vision of blackness that shows the complexities of black men instead of reducing them."
Nominated as American Emerging Photographer of 2015 by Stella Kramer (Pulitzer Prize winning photo-editor) and United Photo Industries, L.A. based photographer Alícia Rius talks about her transition into photography, her passion for animals and being a featured artist in Brooklyn's Photoville 2015.
'Project Runway' and 'Project Runway All Stars' runner-up, Korto Momolu, makes a fashion statement that amplifies breast cancer awareness during New York Fashion Week. #NYFW
Craig Wetherby usually tells us stories through his photographs. This time he uses his words to share with us his commitment to the craft of film photography and his passion for black & white photos.
Sean "Paperchasr" Williams of Obsessive Sneaker Disorder shares his expertise about the sneaker industry and his involvement in the highly celebrated exhibition 'The Rise of Sneaker Culture' at The Brooklyn Museum.
Hit Music Producer, Reo, has proven himself to be bigger than "The Big C" as he tells of his defining moment that led him to produce hits for Beyonce, Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, T-Pain, Keyshia Cole, Kid Ink and many more.