Setting out on a meaningful journey to shine a light on an untold story, using the tools of mixed media shaped by photos, artifacts, collage, found footage, and video art. I use my work to connect with themes of human isolation and evolution to explore the complex story of nomadic assimilation. I focus on the scarcely recorded histories of indentured and indigenous communities with historical bonds to the West Indies. Uncovering their journey as a mirror to my own existence and a way to confront my struggles tied to growing issues of censorship, bigotry and oppression across the globe.
– Raj Debah
Born in 1978 in Manhattan NYC and raised up in the Bronx NY hailing from first generation immigrant parents from the West Indies. Raj Debah now lives and works practicing his art in Los Angeles California.