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Nyugen E. Smith

Nyugen E. Smith

Update: 2020-03-03
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Nyugen E. Smith is a first generation Caribbean-American interdisciplinary artist and educator living and working in Jersey City, NJ. Responding to the legacy of European colonial rule in the African diaspora, his work considers imperialist practices of oppression, violence, and intergenerational trauma. He Is interested in ritual and sacred practice rooted in African spiritual systems and how they are employed as coping mechanisms and tools for collective empowerment. He holds a BA from Seton Hall University and an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has conducted public programs, visiting artist lectures, and panel discussions at institutions including the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA. Awards: 2016 Leonore Annenberg Performing and Visual Arts Fund, 2018 Franklin Furnace Fund, 2018 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant.
All images courtesy of the artist

 



 

00:00 - Introduction
00:39 - Nyugen E. Smith
02:17 - Contagious - Banoffee
06:15 - The Carving of Africa
13:33 - Bundle Houses
21:10 - Performance
43:44 - M.O.W.O. - James Supercave
48:49 - Outro
49:11 - Finish
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