Over the past 10 days, artist E. posted images and videos on Hyperallergic’s Instagram (@hyperallergic) feed that focused on Black femme culture, cultural producers, and related critical discourses. The works below are from the series of posts that quote headlines and texts related to Black feminism. They were all made for E.’s Hyperallergic commission, #ejanehype, and currently only exist immaterially as digital images (.jpgs).
E. Jane (@E_SCRAAATCH) is a Black woman, artist, and sound designer currently based in Philadelphia, PA. They are thinking about safety, futurity, cyberspace, and how subjugated bodies navigate media/the media. They have shown recent photo, performance, and sound works at the Kitchen and MoCADA in NY (as the other half of art duo SCRAAATCH), Various Small Fires in LA, Edel Assanti in London, and all over the internet. E. has a degree in Art History with minors in English and Philosophy from Marymount Manhattan College in New York and is currently pursuing their MFA at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Hyperallergic Instagram Commission invites an artist or artists to use the publication’s highly popular social media feed to share images, videos, thoughts, and ideas.