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Road Tripping

Author: Tafari, Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 2:07 PM

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Cousin Dee & I took a quick little road trip to NYC this past weekend for a needed break and to attend José Vilson’s, “This Is Not A Test” book launch.

The trip was hype. Ate at some of my favorite spots, discovered some new spots, kicked it with great people, took a lot of damn pictures.

Best of all, I was able to check out the Carrie Mae Weems exhibit at the Guggenheim and the Black Eye pop up exhibit in TriBeCa, where I had a very unique interchange with the exhibit’s curator, the beautiful, Nicola Vassell.  

Interestingly enough, Carrie Mae Weems and Black Eye contributor Rashid Johnson have given me inspiration to do a series of introspective photos of myself that will most likely be centered around my body, my vulnerability intersected with cultural identity to share a narrative that will hopefully push me further as an artist. We’ll see how this plays out…

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One Response to “Road Tripping”

  1. Anna Says:

    So glad you were able to be at the book launch! Wish I could have been. Looking forward to your introspective project!!



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