Derek Fordjour in Conversation with Jennie Goldstein

May 3, 2019

Derek Fordjour’s paintings depict vibrant scenes that subtly address themes of race, systemic inequality, and aspiration, particularly within the context of American identity. For the billboard on the façade of 95 Horatio Street, Fordjour created Half Mast, a work that reflects on the current national reckoning with mass shootings and the relentless threat of violence against Black and Brown bodies.