Dennis Darkeem

As a mixed-blood African American and Native American artist living in the south Bronx, Dennis has found a voice in his community. He enjoys using his art to bring his community together. He have shown work at Bronx Arts Space, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Brooklyn Museum of the Arts, The Drawing Center, Wave Hill, BAAD, Longwood Gallery, Pricewater house, the lodge Gallary and  he produced two mixed-media performance art projects in the Bronx at The Point’s CDC space “Live at the Edge”.The performances titled, “Clothesline” and “The Love and Fear Experience,” included visual art, dance, music, film, spoken word, and photography. The performances were viewed by more than 500 people. The performances focused on themes of coming of age in the Bronx, rituals and tradition, child abuse, race and sexual identity, religion, and self-pride.
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