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Abigail Akindude

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Abigail Akindude is a Jamaican/Nigerian American multidisciplinary artist and fabricator whose practice explores the complexities of Black life. She draws inspiration from her own life experiences, and the stories she has been impacted by.Through her interdisciplinary approach she uses an array of materials to create a visual narrative of contrasting forms and textures investigating the feelings and experiences of life. Her art is a form of activism presenting some of the overlooked and forgotten stories of the diaspora. She studied at Hunter College-CUNY where she received a BA in psychology as well as Brooklyn College-CUNY where she received a BFA in studio art. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She was recently a scholarship artist at Manhattan Graphics Center where she exhibited prints and an artist talk about her series Lady Parts detailing Black Women and their reproductive health.