photo taken by tj walker.

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about


ebere agwuncha (b.1997, Chicago) is a transdisciplinary artist whose practice seeks to reach the natural depths of memory that hands carry through lineage. she dreams alongside the archives of the black diaspora, crafting architecture(s) for the world to embrace through igbo rituals, meditation, touch, and intimacy.

ebere received a Bachelor of Industrial Design from Iowa State University in 2019. They have received various awards and residency opportunities including the 3Arts Make a Wave grant, the Chicago Artist Coalition Spark Grant, ACRE Residency, Alt_ Designer in Residence, The Ignite Fund’s Research & Development Grant, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago inaugural Artist-in-Exchange with the Sculpture Department. ebere has shared various forms of work with Comfort Station, Buddy at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago Architecture Biennial, The Luminary, Alt_, Breathing Room Garden, Des Moines Art Center, and others. ebere currently teaches with the UChicagoArts, Arts + Public Life Design Apprenticeship Program and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Sculpture Department.

in 2021, ebere started ccia (creating care-filled igbo architecture(s)): an ongoing research based series celebrating the intersections of architecture, design, craft, and art in the igbo sphere and beyond.


contact

e - eagwun [at] gmail.com
ig - @ebere.agwuncha
w - ebereagwuncha.com


credits

font in use - ia writer quattro designed by iA
website design and programming - ebere agwuncha
photo above taken by tj walker.


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