I’d Jumped Off The Boat, 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
This image is taken at the Pocahontas Island Black History Museum in Virginia. The image is of a collection of KKK memorabilia. I was really focusing on the “Picked My Own Cotton!” part and the delusion necessary to believe such a claim.
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.