Jessica Karuhanga: Bone Black Dust and Sky Lickers


Jessica Karuhanga

Bone Black Dust and Sky Lickers (still from a performance), 2014/2015

Documentation credit: Paz Ramirez Larrain

Image area 40 x 27" | Paper size 44 x 31" | Edition of 3

Digital print, aqueous pigment inks on lustre archival paper

Jessica Karuhanga is a Canadian artist currently based in Toronto. She holds BFA Honors from  The University of Western Ontario  and a MFA from University of Victoria. Her visual art and performances have been presented at various centres throughout Canada including Royal BC Museum, Deluge Contemporary Art, Videofag, Electric Eclectics, Nia Centre for the Arts and The Drake Hotel. Karuhanga was featured in FADO Performance Art Centre's 2014 Emerging Artist Series at Xpace Cultural Centre. She has lectured at The Power Plant's Sunday Scene Series and Art Gallery of Ontario's Idea Bar Series. This summer she will present her work at the 2015 Black Portraitures Conference, a series co-organized by Harvard University and Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.