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Artist BK Adams talks about several of his sculptures, including 'The Chair that I Talk to My God,' 'City Mountain,' 'Sitting on Knowledge,' 'Human Cycles,' 'The Dreamer,' and 'A World of Fun.' He explains his creative process, how he finds objects to incorporate into his work, use of the color blue in his artwork, and the significance of airplanes, bicycles, and family in his life and artwork. BK Adams talks about his collaborative work with art photographer Steven E. Cummings, particularly the project titled 'Mold Me.' He explains 'the artist bow' portrayed in the photographs created with Cummings. BK Adams describes his spiritual journey and explains the meaning/origin of 'I am Art.' He also talks about his travels across the country on a Harley motorcycle, and improvising the creation of a pair of shoes when he was traveling in Central America. Recording includes lots of footage of artwork inside and outside of BK Adams' house and gallery.
Interview. Dated 20110407.
Interview with BK Adams, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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