May Okafor is a visual artist who loves to interact with tangible forms that are able to evoke feelings through touch. She constantly explores materials from her immediate environment, particularly clay and found objects. May's body of work often address, redress and interrogate contemporary issues. May considers clay and found objects as having innate features of countless dramatic and encapsulating tendencies. Hence, she liberates such tendencies, while investigating issues in historical, theoretical and contemporary contexts as they contribute, in unique ways, to the viewers' visual experience, in which she also carefully posits herself.


Genre: Ceramics, installation art, and performance.

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