Lynching Station, 2017
8½ x 11" Archival pigment print
6½ x 9¾" Image size
Edition of 22
Each print includes a certificate of authenticity, numbered and hand-signed by the artist. f22 will donated profits to Advancement Project.
About the Image
I saw this sign as I was driving around trying to find Lynchburg. I’m interested in the way symbols or iconography of colonialism even when benign speaks to its violence.
Jay Simple is a son, a brother, a father, a friend, an artist, an activist, and a scholar led by his ancestors and Allah. He was born in Chicago and raised in Philadelphia, where he current resides. He is black and his life is eternal and multidimensional.