Vernon Reid is an amazing musician and guitar player who also manages to find time to be a longtime Studio Artist user and graphic artist. A short video of his Artificial Afrika exhibition was recently posted to Current TV at www.current.tv/pods/tba/PD05868 . You can check out some excerpts of Vernon’s work with Studio Artist in the video as well as watch him jam some music at the exhibition.
Artifical Afrika is an art exhibit curated by C. Daniel Dawson and Vernon Reid that showcases some of Vernon’s visual art. Artificial Afrika is an exhibition that considers contemporary artistic appropriations of African visual culture while deconstructing myths and inventions to challenge the validity of images that continue to define the idea of Africa. The main web site for the exhibition is at www.artificialafrika.com .