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Kambui Olujimi

2014 FSP/Jerome Fellowship Artist

45.382615, -92.708433 from The Niagara Series

16’x 3’3”x 20’2
Wood, Paint
2014

Artist Statement
My work looks to manifest collective psychic space latent in our social practices, policies, and economies. I am interested in the seamless process of how social constructs are synthesized and transformed into natural order. I excavate the language and aesthetics of historic and contemporary conventions from the world of the implicit to reveal to reveal their incongruities and question the inevitable.


Kambui Olujimi

www.kambuiolujimi.com

Born Brooklyn, NY,USA,1976
Resides Currently resides in Brooklyn NY, USA

Education
• MFA, 2013, Columbia University, NY
• BFA, 2002, Parsons, NY

Selected Exhibitions
• Crossing Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, 2014
• A Life in Pictures, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, 2014
• mnemonikos: Art of Memory in Contemporary Textiles, Jim Thompson Art Center,
Bangkok Thailand, 2014

Selected Awards
• A Blade of Grass Artist File Grantee, 2013
• Art in General’s New Works Commission, 2008-2010
• Bemis Center AIR Fellowship, 2009

Selected Collections
• Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
• Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
• The Nasher Museum, Durham, NC

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