Kriss Munsya is a multimedia artist who explores identity as an African man who grew up in a predominantly white environment.
Location: British Columbia
Exhibitions and Awards: Kriss Munsya is a congolese born artist who currently lives in British Columbia, Canada. He has exhibited in multiple series including VOID series exhibition Vancouver 2020 and VOID series exhibition Brussels 2018
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The Eraser series is the story of change. It tells the story of a boy who grew up in African family in a predominant white environment. His friends, people around him, and even sometimes his family made very clear that he wasn’t black enough, or too white. He was a black kid trying to survive his own insecurities and problems… and he had that pressure of being someone that he wasn’t. He was failing at being himself.
The mask is a tool that allows people to hide from others, from the spirits and from themselves.