Jessica Lynne is a writer and art critic. She is founding co-editor of ARTS.BLACK.
The first work a viewer might be drawn to upon entering Medicine for a Nightmare, the small, two-artist exhibition featuring Nigerian-Norwegian artist Frida Orupabo and the critically acclaimed filmmaker Arthur Jafa, at the Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo, Norway, is an untitled video installation by Orupabo mounted on a wall in the center of the exhibition space.
Lovushke is a movement-based project that uses virtual reality to explore the vulnerability of memory, fate, and mortality.
651 ARTS is an organization dedicated to contemporary performing arts of the African diaspora. When the organization celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2014, I was tasked with producing the anniversary video retrospective.