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Tschabalala Self

Born in 1990, Harlem, United States

Lives and works in New Haven, United States, New York City, United States

Overview

Tschabalala Self uses a syncretic approach, combining both painting and printmaking to investigate concepts surrounding the black body. Her work features mainly female bodies, which are constructed using a blend of sewn, printed, and painted materials, fusing together various artistic and craft traditions. Through her practice, Self seeks to expand critical inquiry into selfhood and human flourishing, exploring the formal and conceptual aspects of her art. The expressive and dynamic pieces, whic...Read more