Born in Washington, D.C., 1966
Lives and works in Washington, D.C.

Iona Rozeal Brown often takes cues from her explorations as a DJ when  juxtaposing elements of Japan’s ganguro culture and black American hip-hop and fashion. In such acclaimed works such as 2003’s Untitled I (Female), 2009’s King Kata #3: Peel Out (After Yoshitoshi’s Incomparable Warriors: Women Han Gaku, and A Children’s Story, she also draws upon Japanese Ukiyo-E woodblock prints and paintings.

Biographical information courtesy of: Corcoran Gallery of Art and Rubell Family Collection

Saturday, February 8, 2014 to Sunday, June 15, 2014