Jazmine Hayes is an interdisciplinary artist born in Brooklyn, New York. Her practice explores histories of the African diaspora and the ways they are preserved through cultural traditions. Through research-based explorations, Hayes works across various mediums including installation, drawing, performance, video, sound, textile, and writing. She is interested in the resilience of tactile crafts, the role women play in gathering around them, and passing them down over generations, as well as Black femme-ritual practices centered on care. Hayes has been featured in Art Forum, Interview Magazine, Artnet, and many other publications.
“My history, my testimonies, and life’s experiences substantiate my identity and inspire my work.” –Jazmine Hayes