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community check-in: afro-futurist collages for your soul

March 27, 2020
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We asked our talented creative AFROPUNK community to submit their work to our platform during these turbulent times. (EMAIL US:

We’ve received an influx of amazing visual art, writing, spoken word, music, fashion and more so far! We look forward to sharing them with you throughout this COVID_19 quarantine period on and our social platforms.

Meet Philadelphia, PA-based artist Kimberly Ashby.

How would you describe your style?
I create hand-cut collages through an Afrofuturist lens, using found materials to reflect marginalized people’s ability to make marvels out of the scraps they are given. I strive to bring visibility to marginalized people and their voices.

Who inspires you?
I am inspired my my mother, an artist who raised me to cultivate my creativity. Also, I am inspired by the collage work of Romare Bearden and Wangechi Mutu.

Anything else you’d like to let our audience know?
In addition to being a visual artist, I am also a doctoral candidate in counseling psychology, a psychotherapist, and a social justice activist. To learn more about me and my work, you can check out my website at

Please be sure to follow her work and inquire about pieces HERE.