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Shikeith  Email : shikeith@shikeith.com | Artist & Filmmaker

Getting in formation-readying to share new growths with you all for 'Familiar Boundaries. Infinite Possibilities' a group exhibition curated by the phenomenal @kilololuckett at the @augustwilsoncenter , exploring themes that question society’s obsession with tradition, policing, consumption, and indulgence. The featured artists create spaces of joy, safety, healing, and care for humanity and the environment.

On View: October 12, 2018 – March 24, 2019
Opening Preview: October 11th, 2018

Artists : @peju.alatise @nakeya_brown @lizaniacruz @mjjstudio #NjenaSuraeJarvis @tsedaye @tajhrust @shikeith @hollowfingers @vaughnspann @stephentowns @from_lagos

Soar on #ArthurMitchell 🌹 —Founder of Dance Theatre of Harlem & first black principal dancer at New York City Ballet.

Grind time! 😬😬😬

One of my favorite earlier works that continued my engagement with magical realist aesthetics and finding solace in the fantastic. A lot of this work emphasizes an understanding of black social reality as always already alien. | Photo : 'Nobody Knows My Name', 2016, #shikeith #blackmendream #metamorphosis #poetics #jamesbaldwin #carveoutimeforart

"Untitled (Black Man)", Digital Photograph, 2013, #Shikeith —A selection from an early series of grey scale photography mediating over the psychological and emotional landscape of contemporary black manhood. | #carveouttimeforart #blackmasculinity #blackart #blackmanhood #studioscenes

metamorphoses happening in my studio. almost ready to blossom. 🦋 #carveouttimeforart #artstudio #lifeofanartist #artinprogress #studioscenes #workinprogress

Softly, Softly. 🥀 Embracing all of the shifts, thinking about this earlier photograph of mine entitled, "what the world sees, seeing him" (cropped for instagram), 2016, #shikeith #poetics #metamorphosis #carveouttimeforart #lifeofanartist #artjournal #abeautifulmess

Studio visit ? —Month two at @bunkerprojects residency. 🌹

"Untitled (site for reconciliation)" , 2018, Shikeith—from a series of photographs taken at Connecticut’s Lake Hope. 💙

our imaginations are boundless even when the resources are slim ✊🏾 | Photograph of Boy Scouts on a corner by #TeenieHarris , 1945 , @thecmoa archive.

My brain at 1AM 😱

The results are much better when you take your time. 💙 | Photo : @the14_40

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