brown, carmine, and blue.

Le’Andra LeSeur


Vote Code: 67832

Through visual media, installation, and performance, the artist will re-imagine physical and digital articles to make sense of current ideologies and the ways in which these ideologies frame marginalized identities. brown, carmine, and a reflection of the artist’s undying quest to break down power constructs that have continuously ostracized the very things that she identifies with: blackness, queerness, and femininity. The artist is concerned with the effects of trauma and how that lends to how one’s identity is shaped. Through the re-imagining of conventional art forms and mundane objects, the artist reclaims and dismantles stereotypes surrounding black identity ultimately reshaping the context of spaces where the lives of the oppressed are silenced and celebrated in the same breath.

ArtPrize/Frey Foundation Seed Grant Winner