March 15

KAOP IN CONVERSATION EPISODE 4: FAHAMU PECOU PART 1

Dr. Fahamu Pecou is an Internationally exhibited, interdisciplinary artist and scholar whose works combine observations on hip-hop, fine art and popular culture. Pecou’s paintings, performance art, and academic work addresses concerns around contemporary representations of Black men and how these images impact both the reading and performance of Black masculinity. Pecou’s work is featured in noted private and public national and international collections including; Smithsonian National Museum of African American Art and Culture, Societe Generale (Paris), Nasher Museum at Duke University, The High Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Seattle Art Museum, Paul R. Jones Collection, ROC Nation, Clark Atlanta University Art Collection and Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia. his work also appears in several films and television shows including; HBO’s Between the World and Me, Blackish, and The Chi. Fahamu Pecou talks with Layla Felder about his journey as an artist. We start at the very beginning – from Fahamu’s childhood dreams of being an artist, and explains how he got to where he is today.