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Double Protection: 1-54 New York (Online)

04.05.2020 - 31.05.2020

DOUBLE PROTECTION IS A VISUAL EXPLORATION OF PRIVATE BELIEF-SYSTEMS AND SURVIVAL THROUGH THE PRACTICES OF TWO AFRICAN EMIGRÉ ARTISTS.

LIBERIAN-BORN JOHNSON WEREE CREATES FIGURATIVE TALISMANS IN AN INFORMAL STUDIO WITHIN HIS ADOPTED HOMELAND, WHILE ABU BAKARR MANSARAY’S MONUMENTAL DEATH-MACHINE DESIGNS HAVE GARNERED CRITICAL ACCLAIM SINCE THEIR INCLUSION IN THE VENICE BIENNALE.

TOGETHER THEY SPEAK TO AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE MODERN WORLD WHERE ART-MAKING IS BOTH A SOURCE OF COMFORT AND STRENGTH.

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