In vibrant paintings inspired by vintage photographs, Esiri Erheriene-Essi captures intimate vignettes of domestic Black life.
With 8 of 13 silkscreen layers individually hand-painted specially for the edition, the artist’s first ever print release draws focus to oft-overlooked everyday moments. These moments hold the essence of collective power and social change that Erheriene-Essi channels throughout her practice.
“It’s the greatness of these people who are just living their lives.”
International Women's Day
And All Of My Friends Were There is the fourth in a series of 6 editions drawn together by Avant Arte Chief Curator Gemma Rolls-Bentley to coincide with International Women's Day. Read the journal.
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