Perceptions of blackness, gender and place

Toyin Odutola creates viscerally stunning, intricately detailed images that are redefining the perception of contemporary African art, how we look at the world and how we view ourselves. The Nigerian-born, American-raised artist employs a painstakingly thorough creative process that uses rudimentary tools — ballpoint pens, ink and paper — to investigate perceptions of ‘blackness’, gender and place.

 

 

 

 

Via 37th State