Kevin Beasley,Strange Fruit (Pair 1), 2015. Nike Air Jordan 1 shoes, resin, polyurethane foam, tube socks, shoelaces, rope, speakers, hypercardioid and contact microphones, amplifiers, patch cables, and effects processors, dimensions variable. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Commissioned by the Young Collectors Council with additional funds contributed by Josh Elkes, Younghee Kim-Wait, and Julia and Jamal Nusseibeh, 2014. 2014.74. Courtesy the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Photo by Jean Vong. © Kevin Beasley
Tomashi Jackson will activate Strange Fruit, a sonic sculpture in the exhibition Kevin Beasley.
Visual artist Tomashi Jackson combines painting, textile, sculpture, video, and collage in works that examine the relationships between the aesthetic and the political. She teaches at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Lesley University and exhibits her work widely.