Joke Valerie Amusan is a German-born Nigerian artist living in England. She is a recent Art and English Literature graduate, and the voice behind Women of Colour empowerment blog ‘She Stands Firm’. A blog which strives to champion the voices of the women who aren’t heard. Her art practice is concerned with altering the oftentimes negative perception of black women in the media focusing on the beauty of their complex nature. The work demands not only to be seen and heard but felt. It is ultimately a celebration of a people who have overcome.
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