Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Kenya (Robinson)

St. Petersburg, FL
October 4th - December 22nd, 2014
Sculpture/Installation/Performance/Cultural Commentary

Community taught artist and incisive cultural observer, Kenya (Robinson) explores issues such as class, privilege, gender and consumerism. Her projects have included rogue installations within Walmart’s store displays and merchandise, which function as a means to address consumerism, as well as whitemaninmypocket, a portable project that examines male, white, western privilege. A past resident of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's WorkSpace Program (2009-2010) and the 2010 Triangle Arts Workshop, the artist has exhibited her work at venues such as the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the 60 Wall Street Gallery of Deutsche Bank, and her work had been featured in the New York Times and Bomb magazine, among other publications. (Robinson’s) performances have also been featured at Rush Arts Gallery, MoMA PS1, The DUMBO Arts Festival, The Kitchen, and the Museum of Modern Art (NYC). An avid blogger, tumblr-er, and contributor to the Arts & Culture Section of the Huffington Post, the artist was the inaugural resident for Recess Activities' online residency ANALOG and received her MFA from the School of Art at Yale University.

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