New Additions is a series of interviews with artists whose work was newly acquired in the Studio Museum's permanent collection. This conversation features artist Jadé Fadojutimi in discussion of her work There Exists a Glorious World. Its Name? The Land of Sustainable Burdens. You can read or listen to the conversation below.
Scattered by migrations, voluntary and not, global Black populations have long contended with efforts to write them out of history. Along with the colonial impulse to capture and control vast swaths of already occupied land, the project of cultural erasure undergirds the expansion of empire.
Curatorial Assistant Habiba Hopson explores how art can be emblematic of the soul, and the impact that art can have on the fashioning of ones self identity.
Read an exclusive excerpt from the publication Smokehouse Associates, in which the artist collective speaks with curator Ashley James.