Wangechi Mutu Profiled in New York Magazine

September 7th, 2013

Wangechi Mutu, via New York MagazineIn anticipation of her upcoming show at the Brooklyn Museum, New York Magazine sat down with artist Wangechi Mutu to discuss her elusive, layered collage techniques, her influences in science fiction and mythology, and her views on images of international black identity.  “In National Geographic you always saw pictures of tribal Africa. And here I am sitting in Nairobi, in our suburban house, watching TV and thinking, ‘Why is it always going to be these tribal people that are the ambassadors of our image?’”  She says.

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