Abby Adjekum, an emerging Hamilton artist and curator, crafts introspective art exploring Black femininity, intimacy, and safety. Her narrative works illuminate ideas, memories, and moments, delving into emotional vulnerability and tolerances shaped by cultural identity. She attended OCAD for Drawing and Painting and has returned for Criticism and Curatorial Practice.
Dose Omoruna, a Toronto-based multimedia artist attending OCAD University, explores self-expression, storytelling, and Black culture through vibrant digital illustrations, paintings, and cinematography. Dose has showcased work in festivals and venues internationally. Currently pursuing a degree in Integrated Media, his artistic approach engages viewers through vibrancy, dynamic characters, and comedic elements.
With an artistic journey intertwined with themes of Black identity, carnival masquerade, and the preservation of culture, Pixel has chosen to depict her work in many mediums encompassing paintings, drawings, performances, and textiles. Her work encourages us to embrace the rich complexities of our own identities and heritage.
As a documentary/portrait photographer and graphic designer, Uzoma develops her creativity towards social change in equity-deserving communities. On their journey towards reconciliation through decolonization, Uzoma creates still moments of people's relationships with their environments, themselves and an understanding of people's adaptations while trying to maintain their historical/cultural connections.
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