A detail from a work by Njideka Akunyili Crosby featured on the cover of The Brooklyn Rail in 2020.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby

The artist in conversation with The Brooklyn Rail

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The Brooklyn Rail hosted Njideka Akunyili Crosby in conversation with the publication’s Editor-at-Large, Jason Rosenfeld, on Thursday, June 11, on ZOOM.

To watch the live talk, which centered around “The New Social Environment” and concluded with a poetry reading by Ed Steck, please click here.

An edited version of their conversation is also a cover story in the latest issue of The Brooklyn Rail.

Akunyili Crosby’s Blend in — Stand out (2019) is featured in the 2020Solidarity poster series, a Between Bridges project aimed at helping cultural and music venues, community projects, independent spaces and publications that are existentially threatened by the current crisis. The project features over fifty international artists come together to design one poster each, which can be offered on different crowdfunding sites as a reward for donations.

A photo of Njideka Akunyili Crosby in her studio, dated 2017. Photo by Stefan Ruiz.

For more information on the Between Bridges 2020Solidarity project and where
to buy this and other posters

Image: Njideka Akunyili Crosby, “The Beautyful Ones” Series #8, 2018 (detail)

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