IKOUII OPEN 2021: Nupur Sachdeva to Host

The IKOUII OPEN 2021 will be hosted by Nupur Sachdeva, International Artist Liaison of The Ikouii Creative. Nupur is a visual and performance artist from Mumbai, India. She is a graduate of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata and the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University where she holds degrees in Fashion and Fashion Management. Sachdeva also holds a Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Fashion at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Nupur currently resides in Arkansas where she is the Associate Museum Educator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

To ensure an exhibition of fresh and exciting work by new and emerging talent, Ikouii brought together a selection committee comprised of local influence, global perspective, and expert experience. The selection committee includes Yuri Arajs of Outsiders and Others, Kait Blake and Jenna Reid of Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture, Antoine Hunter of Urban Jazz Dance Company and Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival, and Aleatha Lindsay of The Ikouii Creative.

The IKOUII OPEN is an annual virtual group art exhibition with both disabled and non-disabled artists. Artists who practice in a variety of mediums or discipline at any stage in their art career are encouraged to submit work in response to a disability-centered theme. The goal of the open is to activate social movements, educate, inspire, and evoke change within the arts and disability communities.

IKOUII OPEN 2021: Without Labels will be open for public viewing at Ikouii.com on June 20th. All artwork on view will be for sale and available for purchase via ikouii.com.

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