I am a conceptual artist, researcher, storyteller, and educator of Afrofuturism and Black Islam based in Baltimore, MD.

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  1. Intermedia + Digital Art MFA graduate
  2. 5+ years of arts education experience
  3. Awards-nominated podcast producer



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I wish I was unhappy


This artwork represents the concept of the Veil as referenced in W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk as a means of yearning for what is withheld on the other side.

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2021

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"Singing Praises to God" II 

The Arabic word   الحمدلله  means “Praise be to God,” the phrase used to describe a day in the life of Yarrow Mamout post-manumission.

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2021

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#AllRappersGoToHeaven


This artwork is the result of a counter-culture formed at the intersection of Islam and Rap music, with a nod to technology’s role in exacerbating the vulnerability of Black American people.

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2014 - 2022

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Things Imagined


This body of work is a multimedia social practice installation that uses the halo motif to externalize and visually manifest the hopes of its Afro-diasporic participants.

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2019 - 2022

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Specks and Sums


Interested in narratives that challenge anthropocentrism, the artist carves rubber into ant stamps to create massive images that resemble the movement of galaxies, ant death spirals, tawaf, vortexes, hurricanes, moving atoms, planetary orbit, tree rings, and more.

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2019

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As Ritual, As Liminal 


This work is a social critique of the Saudi government’s involvement in behavioral dissonance, participating in various forms of corruption while also being the host country of Islam’s holiest site. Aestheticizing the Ka’bah as a concept and as a monument, this piece melds two theorists’ concepts of physical and metaphorical space.

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2018

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