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Akili Simba

Akili Simba

About: Akili Simba is a mixed media artist based in Oakland, California. His multi-disciplinary practice is resource recovery. Abandoned and recycled materials are utilized, renewing life to excess debris and advancing sustainability. Inspired by modern living and traditional African folklore, the created works reflect on cultural value and self worth to promote pride and unification.


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Giving Thanks, 2019
Acrylic on recycled wood
18 x 48 in.
Gift the world with your natural self.

Heritage, 2020
Acrylic on recycled wood
24 x 42 in.
Way of life.

Hunting Season, 2019
Acrylic and oil pastel on recycled wood
24 x 66.5 in.
Expel negativity.

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