Fear Is A Joke

Opening: Friday, Jul 12, 2024 6 – 9 pm
Friday, Jul 12 – Aug 4, 2024

1023 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Through bold colors, dynamic compositions, and evocative imagery, Jamaal Durr captures moments of courage. His pieces often feature figures that embody resilience and serves as visual affirmations to overcome fear and reclaim the narrative.

Durr’s work comes from a sincere, introspective space where he seeks to resolve issues of his identity. From childhood to adulthood, to fatherhood, and everything in between, every piece acts as a critical thinking session that brings him closer to understand himself. The imperative inner dialogue effectively define his art and his role in the world.

It is a reminder that, despite differences, we all possess the capacity for resilience and the power to overcome our fears. Through his art, T. Mari Gallery invite viewers to join him on this journey of self-discovery and a collective empowerment.