Granville Carroll

Our Deepest Fear

2019
Archival pigment print
24 x 30 inches
Edition of 10, signed sticker on verso

Our Deepest Fear shows a figure in silhouette, arms outstretched towards a cosmic orb filled with stars and galaxies. The image is ambiguous in its intentions, as the figure appears to be grasping towards, or losing their grip, on the celestial orb above them. Carroll's work is deeply influenced by Afrofuturism, and his photographs construct spaces where Blackness is expansive, looking beyond the limitations which racial stereotyping imposes to envision a more complex identity. In Our Deepest Fear the tension between the figure, and the power held within the orb of light and stars is a palpable reminder of the violence within separating individuals from their imaginations, dreams and potential.

Granville Carroll is a visual artist currently based in Rochester, NY. Carroll holds a Masters of Fine Art (2020) in photography and related media from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Carroll’s work is influenced by Afrofuturism and spirituality.

This is an unframed archival pigment print created by master printer at the lab at Silver Eye. We offer framing, mounting, and matting services for this print, please contact Kate Kelley at kate@silvereye.org for more information.

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