Shani Peters is a multi-disciplinary New York-based artist (b. Lansing, MI). Her work reflects interests in community building, activism histories, and reinterpreted notions of popular media creation and access. She has exhibited and presented work in the US and abroad, including the Schomburg Center for Black Culture and Research, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Contact Theatre (UK), and at Seoul Art Space Geumcheon (SK). She has completed residencies with MoCADetroit, The Laundromat Project, Project Row Houses, apexart to Seoul S. Korea, LES Printshop, The Center for Book Arts the Bronx Museum Artist in the Market Place. Peters received a B.A. at Michigan State University and an M.F.A. at The City College of NY.
Image credit: Vincent Theadore, The Crown, 2014