Aisha Tandiwe Bell is a Brooklyn-based artist born in New York City. Inspired by the fragmentation and traps of our multiple identities, Bell’s practice is committed to creating myth and ritual through sculpture, performance, video, sound, drawing, and installation. Her exhibitions include CONJURE, Welencora Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Derrick Adams (2017); Body and Soul, Venice Biennial, Venice Italy, curated by Elga Wimmer (2017); A prerequisite for Rebellion, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI, curated by Ingrid Lafleur (2017); Jamaica Biennial 2017 National Gallery, Kinston, Jamaica (2017); 2016 BRIC Biennial, Brooklyn, New York (2016); Let them eat red earth. Let them eat dirt, Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL, curated by Rosie Gordan-Wallace. Bell is a recipient of the 2017 DVCAI International Cultural Exchange to Guadeloupe; 2016 Space One Eleven AIR, Birmingham, AL; 2016 BRIC Summer Artist Residency, Brooklyn, NY; 2013 Hunter College Ceramic Residency; 2012 The Laundromat Project Public Art Commission NY; 2010 Artist In Residence, Abrons Art Center Henry Street Settlement, New York NY. Bell holds a BFA from Pratt Institute, a MS from Pratt Institute, and an MFA from Hunter College.
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