Ayanah Moor‘’s work addresses contemporary popular culture through an interrogation of vernacular aesthetics and gender identity. Recent print, performance, and video exhibitions include, Forja ArteContemporáneo, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, The Pittsburgh Passion Women’s Football Project, SPACE Gallery, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ice Box Project Space, and The Print Center. Her work has been addressed in publications such as: What Is Contemporary Art? (University of Chicago Press) Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism (Indiana University Press); Black Women, Gender and Families (University of Illinois Press); Critical Inquiry (University of Chicago Press); and Home Girls Make Some Noise: A Hip Hop Feminism Anthology (Parker Publishing). Moor completed a BFA at Virginia Commonwealth University and MFA at Tyler School of Art. She is currently Associate Professor at School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University.
Photo credit: T. Foley