Nicole Awai | the artist




The artist Nicole Awai
Born 1966, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Lives and works in New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,


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…So Bloody Civilized
Local Ephemera is the world of in-between. It is a liminal terrain governed by the sensual and the intuitive where concepts, ideas, inferences and innuendoes (ecological, economical, political and art /historical) take on physical form and are constantly in flux. Things seem to be constantly shifting displacing, evolving – replacing, oozing relocating…
Her images of Barbie challenge European ideals of beauty and commercialism. She presents Barbie as the "ignorant perpetrator", an "allegorical symbol of European/Euro-American, hegemonic influence" and "imposition."


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