Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton, New York
Social Practice, Public Art
Led by Indigenous artist Jeremy Dennis, Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio will serve as a communal art space based on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton, New York. The family house, built in the 1960s, will serve as Dennis’s space to manage the project that includes a residency program for Black, Indigenous, and people of color, an art studio, library, and an array of art and history-based programs for tribe members and the broader local community.
Jeremy Dennis, born 1990, is a contemporary fine art photographer and a tribal member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton, NY. In his work, he explores indigenous identity, culture, and assimilation. Dennis holds an MFA from Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, and a BA in Studio Art from Stony Brook University, NY. He currently lives and works in Southampton, on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation.