KCRW: These Artists Weave Together a Vibrant Celebration of Women of Color

July 26, 2023

Steve Chiotakis and Lindsay Preston Zappas

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To create these intricate works that celebrate Ugandan women, [Acaye] Kerunen commissions mostly women who have mastered the art of crafting with banana fiber and other materials. Then, she combines these works into a collage that forms her sculptures and wall works. 

“This production of her work is a very social practice. It supports the economy, and she’s really interested in elevating women’s labor as well,” Zappas says. 

Read more in KCRW, or listen on the Greater LA podcast. 

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