Rashayla Marie Brown is an artist and scholar who manages an “undisciplinary” studio practice through photography, performance, writing, installation, and video. A lifelong nomad who has moved twenty-four times, she began her practice as a poet in London. Brown has presented work internationally at Tate Modern, London; Krabbesholm Højskole, Copenhagen; Turbine Hall, Johannesburg; and in commissions at the Bemis Contemporary Arts Center, Omaha; the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; the Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco; and Rhodes College, Memphis; among others. She holds degrees from Northwestern University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Yale University, and was the first Director of Diversity and Inclusion in the history of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

The Privilege of Proximity: La Biennale di Venezia // A Sinking Ship

Not All Skin Folk Are Kin Folk: Why No Criticism for Virgil Abloh’s First Solo Show?