Hakeem is an independent artist and creative director based in Dallas, Texas. He was named a Fulbright scholar in 2017 and completed his artistic research in Johannesburg, South Africa. His work has been exhibited in the United States, and the UK.
Hakeem holds a BA in African and African Diaspora Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.
Some of his favorite things (in no particular order):
- The Terrible by Yrsa Daley-Ward
- The Great British Baking Show
- Homecoming Podcast
- the people of Bluefields, Nicaragua
- Sex Education on Netflix
- canelés from France
- moon gazing
- Odunsi the Engine
- Zeitz MOCAA Museum
- Beyonce’s 2017 Grammy performance
- X-Men (90’s TV series)
- Crop tops & bell bottoms
- Dancehall music