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Ajamu Kojo

Ajamu Kojo. Photo credit: Hanif Abdur-Rahim
Ajamu Kojo. Photo credit: Hanif Abdur-Rahim

"I am a storyteller whose practice is peppered with a bit of mystery. The idea of discovery through pictures, is what drives my endless desire to create."

Ajamu Kojo is a figurative painter and filmmaker living and working in Brooklyn. He splits his time between developing independent film projects, working as a scenic artist on television and film productions, and concentrating on his fine artworks. As a scenic artist, his projects include Law & Order, Boardwalk Empire, Vinyl, BULL and more. Alongside working on television and film productions, Kojo also develops independent film projects and fine artwork.

He is continuously developing works that take on a critical view of social, political, and cultural issues through stories, slices of life, and moments of voyeurism. A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Kojo attended Howard University where he majored in Film and Television Production and minored in Theatre Arts.

Work

Ajamu Kojo: Black Wall Street: Black Blood, No.14: In the spirit of O.W. and Emma Gurley
Ajamu Kojo: STARFISH AND COFFEE

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About — AJAMU KOJO
I am a truth-seeker and storyteller whose practice is peppered with a bit of socially engaged art and mystery. The idea of discovery through pictures, is what drives my endless desire to create. I use my practice to examine history and current events; sometimes based on social inequalities. The
Ajamu Kojo – PRIZM
Ajamu Kojo | She’s so Sirius B (2019) | Artsy
From PRIZM Selections, Ajamu Kojo, She’s so Sirius B (2019), Mischtechnik and gilding on linen canvas, 44 × 34 × 2 in

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