Ta-coumba T. Aiken - "Breathe"
About the artwork
This art addresses the sad truth about racism, The first action given at birth is to breathe. This has been denied to my people, The systematic laws to stop us from breathing is as old as slavery. Whether by knee, choke holds, health, educational, and financial, disparities etc., This must stop. We will fight to breathe.
Meet the artist
Public Artist & Art Activist:
Ta-coumba T. Aiken’s public role as an artist is community-building and beautification. I create my art to heal the hearts of the people and their communities by evoking a positive spirit.” He gives his audience a continuous experience that is subtle and dynamic. Aiken believes his role is to listen, interpret and inspire, becoming a weaver of ideas. His work is interactive, a silent, uninterrupted dialogue between the viewer and the artwork.
To learn more about Ta-coumba T. Aiken, visit Ta-coumba.com.