Tuesday August 20, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SANKOFA: THE JOURNEY TO TRINIDAD
Toronto artist Apanaki Temitayo M is the picture of multiculturalism in Toronto. Her art works are mash ups of culture, an homage to her Trinidadian, Canadian and African roots. She also explores the influences and cultures that are part of the Caribbean Diaspora. She is planning to take those large scale art pieces to her homeland of Trinidad, returning and embracing that journey as an immigrant and a foreigner to the land she was raised on.
A crowdfunding project is starting with Apanaki`s artist talk at Black Artistsí Network Dialogue Gallery, which is currently showcasing her art, this Friday August 23rd to ship her works and send herself to Trinidad in the month of November to show her works at galleries there. The campaign Sankofa: The Journey to Trinidad, has a lofty goal to raise $13 330.00, no small task for a single mother and working artist...