Cotton Jacquard weave, glass beads
213.4 x 157.5 x 1.3 cm / 84 x 62 x 1/2 in
Qualeasha Wood’s (b. 1996 Long Branch NJ; Lives and works in Brooklyn NY) tufted and tapestry pieces combine traditional craft and contemporary technological materials as a means of parsing both an Internet environment saturated in Black Femme figures and culture, and a political and economic environment holding that embodiment at the margins.
Wood has exhibited at Art Basel Miami Beach 2021 with Kendra Jayne Patrick, New York NY; Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, UK; CANADA gallery, New York NY; the Trout Museum of Art, Appleton WI; Kendra Jayne Patrick for Metro Pictures, New York NY; Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada; New Image Art, Los Angeles CA.
On View in New York
Curated by Legacy Russell, Executive Director & Chief Curator of The Kitchen, ‘The New Bend’ is on view until 2 Apr 2022.