Keyezua is an Angolan born digital artist based at the Royal Academy of Arts in the Hague. Her work investigates her curiosity towards topics on African culture, sex and religion. She experiments with a wide range of mediums and we discussed her latest project, Stone Orgasms addresses female genital mutilation and the female body.
" What does being African mean to today’s artists? How does their heritage and identity shape their work? Should art even be defined in this way and do artists accept being labelled or categorized? " A new series, African Masters, explores the world of African artists around the globe through a series of interviews … Continue Reading ››
"You've got to be a bit utopian to be an artist because it is not a very realistic occupation. The thought of being an artist in itself I think is a utopian idea because I don't really make anything usefull and I think that in of itself is an illustration of my disposition."
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African Digital Art Network was created and developed by Jepchumba. The term digital art is permeating through the web even though the precise definition is unclear. Digital art covers a wide range of artistic production; contemporary art, audio/visual production, animation, interactive projects, websites, short films, graphic art and design.