Born in Nairobi, Kenya, 1972
Lives and works in New York, NY

On CNN’s African Voices, Wangechi Mutu described some of her work as “feminist intervention.” Her riveting, multilayered collages of women sometimes take on fantastical, cyborg characteristics. She admitted to being obsessed with female bodies, particularly have how they can be exploited for hard labor and then be deemed worthless with regards for beauty and respect.

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

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