Arthur Jafa

About Arthur Jafa

Arthur Jafa was born in 1960 in Tupelo, Mississippi and raised in Clarksdale, MS. He currently lives and works in New York, NY. Jafa studied at Howard University in Washington, D.C. His work has been exhibited in Social Formal, Westfälischer Kunstveren, Münster, Germany (2002); Bitstreams, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2001); 2000 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Media City, Seoul, Korea (2000); Black Box, CCAC Institute, Oakland, CA (2000); Artists Space, New York, NY (1999); and in Okwui Enwezor’s Mirror’s Edge which opened at the BildMusset, University of Umeå in Sweden and traveled to the Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada; Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; and Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland (1999).