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My Ori and Me
May 23 - May 27
Solo Exhibition by Kimora Sullivan
May 23 – 27, 2023
Reception: Saturday, May 27th | 6-8P
My Ori and Me is a solo exhibition by Kimora Sullivan. The series contains an on going conversation with her ori or higher self. She does this in hopes to understand herself and her ancestors while navigating in a capitalistic environment. The series contains various paintings and drawings of people that her ori pulled her towards, as well as significant moments in her life where her ancestors were guiding her, along with numerous self portraits that showcase personal conversations with her ori. She uses mixed media and symbolism in her works that captures her struggle of reconnecting with her African roots while living in a western society, her growth with African spiritually and her mental health. Overall the series invites the viewer to explore their inner self (ori) and building a community of people who understands them mentally physically and spiritually.