Jah’s body of work centers black bodies adorned with humanity and elements that may not be of this world. Self-taught, Jah began painting as a means to express themselves and to connect with the world around them. Afrosurrealism is the provenance of their inspiration, a notion that seeks to cultivate alternative and expanded ways of knowing and being. Their work is an expression of Black people being able to imagine themselves in the future in a more liberated and free way.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2022