Th heartbreaking story of Tyre Nichols led to another jersey design and with it the release of what I call the “soft” language of Unarmed.
Waking up to news of the police killing of Daunte Wright, 20, in a town near Minneapolis sent my emotions through the spin cycle. These events are both regular and unpredictable. As a rapid response, I created a jersey design within Instagram’s stories feature. Later in the day I learned that the artist Karine Varga, […]
Well, I probably won’t get to write a headline like that again. Journalist Ben Osborne made me comfortable enough to speak in my own language, to cry, and to wax on the talismanic quality of jerseys in my life, and then set it all up with a feathery sentence like this: Sports also carry the […]
I created this short documentary about my project Unarmed as part of the YouTube Originals special Black Renaissance. The 90-minute program featured segments by luminaries including Barack and Michelle Obama, Killer Mike, and Stacey Abrams. My segment played directly after a meditation on protest in sports voiced by Atlantic writer Jemele Hill. Black Renaissance has […]
Here’s a short documentary about the Fall Tour I did with Unarmed. It streamed as part of the YouTube Originals special Black Renaissance, alongside segments by Barack and Michelle Obama, Anderson.Paak, Killer Mike, Stacey Abrams, and other luminaries – a great honor. The segment played at the 55-minute mark, directly after a meditation on protest in […]
In the month of February I had my first solo show as an artist at Leon Gallery in Denver. The exhibition featured my work for Unarmed and a few images from my recent travels in the American Southwest. The pivot from ‘filmmaker’ to ‘artist’ has not been as daunting as I thought it might be, […]