Artist Talk: Derek Fordjour
09/18/2019, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Co-presented by Locate Arts. This event is free and open to the public; however, space is limited.
Born in Memphis in 1974, Derek Fordjour is an interdisciplinary artist who works in video/film, sculpture and painting. Fordjour received his MFA from Hunter College, a BA from Morehouse College, and an Ed. M in arts education from Harvard University. Based in New York, Fordjour has work in several public and private collections, including the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, where he recently debuted an outdoor mural, Half Mast, which reflected on mass shootings and the constant threat of violence against Black and Brown bodies. Collector Elliot Perry will lead the conversation with Fordjour.
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