Njideka Akunyili Crosby
1983–

Introduction

Njideka Akunyili Crosby (born 1983) is a Nigerian-born visual artist working in Los Angeles, California. Through her art, Akunyili Crosby "negotiates the cultural terrain between her adopted home in America and her native Nigeria, creating collage and photo transfer-based paintings that expose the challenges of occupying these two worlds". In 2017, Akunyili Crosby was awarded the prestigious Genius Grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Wikidata identifier

Q21284874

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Introduction

Nigerian-born artist, based in the United States. In her work, she often references dual ideas of home.

Country of birth

Nigeria

Roles

Artist, collagist, graphic artist, mixed-media artist, painter

ULAN identifier

500355604

Names

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Njideka Akunyili

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