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“I was trying to see the complexities of how Black people exist in art spaces.” - Iyomi Ho Ken

Inspired by a critical studies Afrofuturism course, this fashion, fibers, and photography artist created an award-winning senior project.


The Other Side
Iyomi Ho Ken

A model poses in a dramatic purple cage dress in front of a silver backdrop
red, white, and black beaded art

Happening Now at SAIC

Commencement 2023

From making spaces to making friends, 2023 graduates share their most memorable moments. Favorite professors. Late nights. Carrying artwork across the city. It's art school, baby!