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Second Sundays Interviews: Carmen Bouyer, Azikiwe Mohammed

During the July 2015 Second Sunday celebration, Clocktower's Jake Nussbaum spoke with two recent arrivals to Pioneer Works' artist-in-residence program. French artist Carmen Bouyer plays a selection of recordings she made while exploring urban farming in Turkey and Japan, while New York-based multimedia artist Azikiwe Mohammed discusses his mission to creative alternative histories with objects.

Azikiwe Mohammed is a multimedia artist who creates manufactured items with a focus on historical means of story telling and representation. He graduated from Bard College in 2005 where he studied photography and fine arts having since shown these things in and around New York City. In 2013 he was awarded a residency at Mana Fine Arts thru the ESKFF Foundation. He lives and works in New York City, and while at Pioneer Works will be continuing his work in textiles, sound and alternative photographic imaging processes.

Carmen Bouyer is a French artist and environmental designer dedicated to building resilient food systems and collaborative experiences in cities. She depicts and implements spontaneous urban food production, free gathering and environmental stewardship in open fields and urban farms in France, Turkey, Japan and America. Since obtaining her Masters in Design at L’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD) in Paris, which included a year in environmental studies at Parsons The New School for Design in New York, she has presented her work in various venues such as Salone Satellite in Milano, The Halka Art Center in Istanbul, The Maquis Projects Gallery and Port Izmir 3 Triennale in Izmir, Park in Progress and the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.



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