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Layo Bright Anacardium occidentalis (Epo cashew), 2019 Ghana-Must-Go bag, pottery, gele, pigment, wood, mixed media 28 x 23.5 x 18 inches Courtesy of the artist Photo: Rebecca Ou

Layo Bright Anacardium occidentalis (Epo cashew); Photo Credit: Rebecca Ou

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Craft Research Fund—Exhibition Grant


Layo Bright: Dawn and Dusk

This research supports the first solo museum exhibition of Nigerian sculptor Layo Bright at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Bright’s practice centers narratives of ancestry, feminism, mass migration, and the African diaspora using blown and kiln-formed glass, pottery, and textiles.

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Ridgefield, CT




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