Honolulu-based artist inspired by mother’s mysterious death
By Star-Advertiser Staff
Jan. 19, 2018
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COURTESY NANCI AMAKA
In photographs, multimedia sculpture and video inspired by the mysterious loss of her mother, who was killed when the artist was a young girl in Nigeria, Honolulu-based artist Nanci Amaka explores the concepts of love, loss, embodiment, and letting go —and the anxieties affiliated with those emotions and experiences.