Tag Archives: Artist of Color

A medieval metal arm prosthesis holding an early mobile phone, a photomontage kept in greytones..

Vorspiel 2019: Affect/Effect – Performance Prosthesis

Within the framework of Vorspiel 2019, the official yearly preliminary program leading up to the Berlin Transmediale, SomoS Art House presents a day of performance art curated by Zander Porter of XenoEntities Network. The presented performances explore the topic of technological tools as prosthetics; interpreting them as enabling-devices for performance and for identity construction within the performative space.

Iman Person

Iman Person is an interdisciplinary artist of color based in Atlanta, Georgia. Employing ritual consciousness, primordial memory and referencing anthropological customs, she employs natural materials to create a hybrid reality between physical space and the ethereal. In 2010, Person obtained a B.F.A from Georgia State University and exhibited widely as well as working in public […]

Mother Tongue – Performance by Iman Person (US)

On Friday May 5th, 2017, SomoS presented “Mother Tongue,” a performance by the US-American performance artist Iman Person that centers on primordial language carried out through a series of runes and the artist’s body. The piece invokes moments of latent understanding through gesture to create a space for the boundaries of language to fall away […]

Marguerite Harris, light experimentation session, SomoS, August 2018

Marguerite Harris

SomoS Artist-in Residence Summer 2016, 2017 and 2018, Marguerite Harris’ work incorporates elements of collage, analog film, video-art, installation, sculpture and New Media. In her work, Marguerite Harris merges older or outmoded techniques such as film and video signals with newer editing and computer graphing techniques, creating hybrid works, stating “my interest are in the […]

Cheryl Dunye

Filmmaker Cheryl Dunye (USA) is a native of Liberia, and holds an MFA from Rutgers University. Dunye has made over 15 films exploring the intersection of race, class and gender in the lives of queers of color.