On view: Nov 9 – Dec 8, 2019
Opening Reception: Nov 9, 6-10pm
Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5
About the show:
Juliana Kasumu is Antenna’s 2019 Local Open Call Winner. Selected by juror Jackie Clay, curator and executive director of the Coleman Center for the Arts.
WHAT DOES THE WATER TASTE LIKE? is a solo exhibition by visual artist Juliana Kasumu. Prompted by intimate conversations, ocean-made cyanotypes and archival footage, Kasumu questions the production of identity as it relates to her own personal affiliations as a British- Nigerian. Demonstrating the complex ways in which the past and present remain in constant dialogue. Focussing on issues regarding the geographic entanglements of “foreign” identity and the cultural mobility of knowledge throughout history, this exhibition encourages viewers to consider the manner in which identity and displacement are part of the generational immigrant experience from the cradle, across the Atlantic ocean and then finally to the grave.