Alexis Eke is a 19 year old illustrator based in the city of Toronto – expressing the culture and Afrocentrism with a hint of Japanese through her illustrations that she shares on her Instagram page; @alexis.eke .
From illustrating muses such as Indya Marie – model, designer and writer to creating album covers such as Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. or SZA’s Ctrl – Alexis Eke is adding to the culture while being inspired by it.
Opening Reception: Saturday Sept. 16. 7pm – 11pm
Exhibition Dates: Sept. 15 to Sept. 20
Alexis Eke will be showcasing a full collection of her Afrocentric portraits displayed in a vintage graphic atmosphere – a combination of vintage cartoons and contemporary imagery, using familiar symbols fused with her personal styling that make the works view-able.
Prints will be available for purchase.
Music provided by: Abscvnd
Curated by: Just John
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