In Venice…Iris Project debuts a solo exhibition by Mikael Owunna. The Gallery will host an opening reception on November 6, 2021.

Exploring a panoply of diasporic African myths (Dogon, Igbo, and African-American), “Reconstructing the Primordial House” is the debut LA solo show of multidisciplinary artist, Mikael Owunna. 

Mikael Owunna, Nommo Semi, Guardian of Space, (2018) Dye sublimation print, 24 x 36 in.

In the space of Iris Project, Owunna presents a mythical reconstruction of Obi Mbu, the Primordial House of Igbo cosmology, which is a symbol of the Primordial Androgynous Blackness of space in its original pure state of monolithic harmony.

On view: November 6 – December 19, 2021

What: “Reconstructing the Primordial House,” Mikael Owunna
Where: Iris Project, 953 Amoroso Place, Venice, 90291