In “Self Must Die,” Fordjour’s penchant for lush colors and surfaces dovetails with the theme of churchified rituals of remembrance.
“Looking at the imagery is like reviewing a memory bank.”
As many grapple with the tension between confinement and the privilege of security, Fordjour’s artworks offer opportunities for relief from, and for contemplation of the uncertainty that lies beyond.
Open studios events allow a type of intimacy with an artist’s work that is rare.
Derek Fordjour’s impish and touching installation is so chock-a-block with the minute details of Fordjour’s making that I feel I’m inhabiting his dreamscape