7 - Chakura Kineard—talks rebellious art, Public education & the economy as she plans her next move / by Vivian Liddell

Chakura Kineard invites Peachy Keen into her spacious, glitter-filled studio at the Atlanta Contemporary to talk shop. She reflects on her experiences as a woman of color navigating public education in the South, her rebellious tendencies as they relate to art-making, and the job prospects for millennials in a baby-boomer's world. 

We geek out discussing her use of found objects in an art historical context, but keep it real by using the all-knowing eye of Instagram as a touchstone. Kineard shares some hilarious insights on some not-so-hilarious situations—like how to win the racists vs. non-racists "competition"—and educates us on the difference between a "loc" and a "townie" in the Athens scene.

 Chakura Kineard & Vivian Liddell

Chakura Kineard & Vivian Liddell

 Chakura Kineard Studio, Atlanta Contemporary

Chakura Kineard Studio, Atlanta Contemporary

 Chakura Kineard Studio, Atlanta Contemporary

Chakura Kineard Studio, Atlanta Contemporary

 Chakura Kineard Studio, Atlanta Contemporary

Chakura Kineard Studio, Atlanta Contemporary

 Chakura Kineard Studio, Atlanta Contemporary

Chakura Kineard Studio, Atlanta Contemporary

Related Links:

Chakura Kineard at Atlanta Contemporary, Chakura Kineard Website, ART PARTY 2017

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