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Dozie Kanu

Born in 1993, Houston, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States, Santarém, Brazil


Appropriating found objects and refashioning them to new aesthetics, Dozie Kanu creates sculptures and photography that are inherently disobedient and stubbornly slippery. They resist classification and exist instead as communicative or performative objects. Kanu’s ongoing investigation into the limits of form, functionality, materiality and usefulness are often filtered through a personal lens drawn from the artist’s lived experiences. In the artist’s debut solo exhibition at Project Native Inf...Read more