Sory Sanlé

Burkinabe photographer Sory Sanlé’s works declare a nostalgia before their time, a want for the possibility of anticipated hope and joy, of replacing the void of creativity amidst colonial formality, and creating an unspoiled narrative of cultural articulation.

Ellen Gallagher

African American artist Ellen Gallagher’s multilayered works are underwhelmingly shocking; the canon of advertising is transformed as the façade of the equality and diversity promised lingers unsettlingly, the uniformity of racial stereotypes continuing to burden the black body.