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True Story

Toyin Ojih Odutola & Yaa Gyasi

‘What if our art had not been stolen, our people not enslaved? What if we imagined a good story, a righteous and just story, and then we worked to make it true?’

Toyin Ojih Odutola

Toyin Ojih Odutola is a visual artist living and working in New York. ‘Tell Me a Story, I Don’t Care If It’s True’ shows at the Jack Shainman gallery in September 2020.

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Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. She received a BA in English from Stanford University and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she held a Dean’s Graduate Research Fellowship. She lives in New York. Her first novel is Homegoing.

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