Afropunk and Instagram teamed up to turn the Kendrick Lamar piece into an AR face filter on Instagram for the Brooklyn Afropunk 2019 festival.
Adeyemi’s work was featured in the 2018/19 Art, Beats & Lyrics Tour which made stops in Richmond, Virginia; Birmingham, Alabama; Chicago, Illinois; St. Louis, Missouri; Houston, Texas; Miami, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Louisville, Kentucky. Check out Art, Beats & Lyrics here (Link).
Images via Kat Goduco
February 5th, 2019 - March 31st, 2019
A Thousand Paths Home is a presentation of the work of Yung Yemi in Toronto’s Union Station. The exhibition, curated by Wan Lucas, was commissioned for Union’s Connection exhibit, featuring Afrofuturistic interpretations of the late Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond, alongside select Afro-futurist icons Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae and Lauryn Hill.
Images via Lorenzo Colocado