Sanford Biggers

An artist's unflinching look at racial violence

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Conceptual artist and TED Fellow Sanford Biggers uses painting, sculpture, video and performance to spark challenging conversations about the history and trauma of black America. Join him as he details two compelling works and shares the motivation behind his art. "Only through more thoughtful dialogue about history and race can we evolve as individuals and society," Biggers says.

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Sanford Biggers · Conceptual artist

Sanford Biggers creates art that upends traditional narratives about topics ranging from hip hop to Buddhism to American history.

Sanford Biggers creates art that upends traditional narratives about topics ranging from hip hop to Buddhism to American history.