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Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Karley Sullivan.

Myra Greene

Born in 1975, New York City, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Myra Greene is an American artist whose practice explores notions of race, identity, labour and history. Working across photography and textiles, Greene traces fragmented narratives, such as disconnected histories, estranged family connections, or separated Black bodies, and reconfigures them into new constellations. Her earlier photographic work utilises the 19th-century process of ambrotype: a technique which involves longer exposure and which is associated with slavery daguerreotypes. Evoking...Read more