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Aaminah Shakur is an artist, poet & art historian whose work is most informed by their First Nations/Indigenous culture and spiritualities. They are queer, crip/disabled, have no formal academic background, and are a self-taught artist. They are also a mother, a healer, and a doula/birth justice worker. Shakur’s work is primarily mixed-media arts combining text/poetry, collage or transferred images, paint, fiber arts, and beadwork, with a use of found and repurposed items. The work explores themes of love, gender, motherhood, spirituality, sexuality, disability, trauma, history, borders, culture, privilege and oppression, abuse, freedom and revolution – and how all of these are interconnected.

http://aaminahshakur.com

  • Two-Spirit
  • Born on September 11
  • Joined August 17, 2011

Favorite materials

Paint, Beads, Paper, Yarn, Ink, Found Objects, Thrifted and Upcycled Materials, Materials Gifted by Nature

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About

Aaminah Shakur is an artist, poet & art historian whose work is most informed by their First Nations/Indigenous culture and spiritualities. They are queer, crip/disabled, have no formal academic background, and are a self-taught artist. They are also a mother, a healer, and a doula/birth justice worker. Shakur’s work is primarily mixed-media arts combining text/poetry, collage or transferred images, paint, fiber arts, and beadwork, with a use of found and repurposed items. The work explores themes of love, gender, motherhood, spirituality, sexuality, disability, trauma, history, borders, culture, privilege and oppression, abuse, freedom and revolution – and how all of these are interconnected.

http://aaminahshakur.com

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