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Markele Cullins

Born Baltimore, MD 1995

Reflections III

2020
Digital Video Collage
Runtime 2:12
Courtesy of the Artist

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Synopsis

Reflections III is a compilation of archival and contemporary footage that reflects on the history and the state of Black people in America. The work incorporated themes of racial capitalism, american violence, and anti-blackness and is a reflection of the uprisings in 2020 and an ode to the history of global uprisings working towards Black liberation.

Reflections is a series that uses improvisation and mystification to work with multiple dichotomies of the past and present.

Biography

Markele Cullins is an interdisciplinary visual artist and DJ born and based in Baltimore, MD. Cullins works in a variety of mediums ranging from photography, design, installation, and experimental video. Throughout his conceptual and research based practice he explores themes centering around intimacy, memory recollection, and technology. As a performer and DJ he has performed at Motor House, Metro Gallery, Space Camp, and The Baltimore Museum of Art. Cullins spoke at Baltimore Pride 2015, The Creative Time Summit in 2016, Terrault Gallery, and The 29th MAPACA Conference.