Robyn Rock

Creative Director / Artist

{Art & Architecture • Botanics • Black Culture}

 

Work//

    Totems

        T1 | Past | Present | Future
        T1A | Cactus Flower              
        T1B | Modern Marvel
        T2 | An Ode to the Kamoinge Workshop


    Tapestries

        Black Ecology
        USA 2020
        Black on Both Sides

    Stories
       On Nature: A Reflection
       
    Creative Direction
        Juno House
        Urban Garden

    Collection
        Black Artchive

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 _ Negro Sunshine



                 “There is no one way to be black. Blackness is not a monolith and you are not someone who is lost in the abiss of uniformity. Blackness is a kelidoscope where, if you look closely, you will see many colorful patterns within the many reflections in the mirror. There is no one way to be black.”
(Morgan Jerkins)

                A rock is a perfect metaphor, an allegory in volume. When placed it’s sculptural limits beget a kind of artistic proposition — and when considered with reduced anthropomorphism and ungeologically — produce a ready-made analog to the causation and bounds of our attempts at the understanding of all things.

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Chicago Raised, Brooklyn Aged
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Library, Garden and Art Museum Enthusiast, Plant Mom + Cinepile

b. 1986, Omaha, Nebraska
︎Lives in Brooklyn. 


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BLACK ECOLOGY EXPLORATION Objectives:
1 Black Liberation 
2 Land Acknowledgement
3 Ecological Freedom
4 Build Strong Natural Connections 




Guidelines

  1. Black Liberation Matters.
  2. Nature is your only ally.
  3. Go Outside.
  4. Be You.
  1. What you give your attention grows.
  2. Change is the only constant.
  3. Drink more water. 
  4. Mental  > Material Liberation.


Objective Breakdown

1 Black Liberation
   Freedom to move freely in society, with protection and equal justice.
   Offer reparations for African Americans decendents of slavery.  
2 Land Acknowledgement
   Honor, acknowledge and compensate indigenous communities.   
3 Ecological Freedom
   Fair access to natural resources, property and land development.
4 Build Strong Natural Connections
   Encourage and strengthen individual connections to nature.