Filmmaker (and AIAC collaborator) Nerina Penzhorn (remember her interview with rapper Lee Ursus) made a series of video profiles for Smack Mellon Gallery in Dumbo, Brooklyn. This one is about New York City artist Maria Buyondo.

Buyondo grew up in Russia and Sweden, the child of a Russian mother and an Ugandan father.

Watch it here.

Further Reading

I, Surya

The story of Surya Bonaly, and her unwillingness to yield to racist demands and expectations in the sport of figure skating.

Blind to the matatus

The future of Kenya’s matatus (commuter buses) and their inherent place in the capital Nairobi’s culture and society, is all but absent in the government’s neoliberal vision for urban planning.