Aminah Ibrahim (b.1992) is a Black/Kuwaiti/Indonesian interdisciplinary artist, raised in Kuwait and based between New York City and Los Angeles.
Their work is primarily grounded in the body, connecting somatic movement, sound, and visual documentation. Through meditative modes of improvisation, and an intimate relationship with ritual garb and adornment,
Aminah explores the geographies of identity, body politics, and mysticism.
Current points of research . . . . . . .
African heritage in Khaleeji folk dance & music
Recontextualizing the Asiatic Black person
Austronesian expansion and mythology
Sumerian religion & cuneiform script
Expanding their practice, more sculptural works in progress incorporate natural material,embroidery, and drawings on paper.