Basil Kincaid is a post-disciplinary artist from St. Louis, Missouri. His work focuses on our connection with ancestral courage, intuition and imagination related to contemporary awareness and observation. His intent is to understand his cultural identity within the African diaspora, not forgetting the ‘scaffolding’ of both the American experience. In his practice of him, he fosters empathy, curiosity, critical thinking and conversation. He observes how perception and prejudice influence the relationship with place, objects, people and their sense of belonging or displacement. His goal is to co-create healing sites that stimulate the ancestral memory of love as freedom within us, activating the space to participate in shared liberation on a local and global scale. He creates experiences, objects and spaces for private, interpersonal and ancestral connections. He writes, collects, creates installations, photographs, invents games. A corpus of new works by the artist will be exhibited at the Galleria Poggiali in Milan.
Basil Kincaid: The Rolling Fields To My House, 15 Sep 2021 —