Irene Antonia Diane Reece
identifies as a contemporary artist and visual activist. Born and raised in Houston, Texas. She earned her BFA in Photography and Digital Media and MFA in Photography and Image-making. This year Reece is a recent recipient of the Black Rock Senegal Residency in Dakar, Senegal. She is exhibiting at the 5th Biennale Internationale de Casablanca, in Casablanca, Morocco, the Withstand: Latinx Art in Times of Conflict, group exhibition at the Holocaust Museum Houston, in Houston, TX and is a contributor in an anthology: You Are Your Best Thing Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience. Reece’s photographic works, appropriated films, usage of text, and found objects create an insight into her world. The topics surrounding her work are racial identity, African diaspora, social injustice, family histories, re-memory, mental and community health. Reece’s objectives are to continue to take up space, contribute to making work for the communities she represents, and create forms of racial equity in the arts.
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