Helina Metaferia explores diaspora, transnationalism, and gender studies through performance, video art, installation, and mark-making. The artist received her MFA at Tufts University’s School of the Museum of Fine Art and is a 2015-2017 AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow at SFAI.
Helina Metaferia: Home | Freeis on view at the Museum of the African Diaspora through April 2, 2017.
The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD) is a one-year teaching position that seeks to provide professional practice opportunities to high-achieving alumni who have recently graduated from AICAD member schools, while also increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of faculty at these institutions. AICAD institutions aspire to create a climate that recognizes and values diversity as central to excellence in art and design education.
Image Credits: 1) Helina Metaferia, Divination: Mapping the Unknown, 2016; Video Still, 9:44 minutes; 2) Helina Metaferia, Divination: Mapping the Unknown, 2016; Video Still, 9:44 minutes. 3) Video footage courtesy of the
artist and Museum of African Diaspora, San Francisco. 4) Video documentation of live performance by Aidah Aliyah Rasheed. All works featured in the video are courtesy of the artist.