Dakarai Akil (USA)

Digital Print on Art Card (230gsm) of Paper Collage (Only 2 available)


ARTIST STATEMENT: “The focus of these works is in the composition. An organised nucleus-like shape which represents community working together to be a more powerful force of change. Each individual piece has its own characteristics that is in direct relation to each other while bringing focus to one common cause, the center or “the source”. When our community comes together and works harmoniously we create beauty we can live in forever."

A Los Angeles based collage artist and illustrator from Cleveland, OH. Primarily working in collage, I’ve self-published three art books that catalog works created between 2014 to 2021. I’ve participated in group and solo exhibits for over 10 years and worked with brands like The New York Times, Postmates, Serato, Billboard Magazine, Primark and more. My collage compositions are windows into Afrosurrealism. Each piece creates space for the viewer to experience their own mind in ways that may challenge your way of viewing the world. When creating these collages Dakarai focuses on color, shape and composition to create unique experiences.