Krista Franklin & Kane One
anything of the night must be understood, 2019
Archival pigmented print on archival premium matte paper
Image size 16”x22”, white border 18”x24”
Edition of 50, numbered & signed by the artists
Krista Franklin is an interdisciplinary artist whose work appears in POETRY magazine, Black Camera,
Copper Nickel, Callaloo, Vinyl, BOMB Magazine, Encyclopedia, Vol. F-K and L-Z, and multiple
anthologies. She is the author of Under the Knife (Candor Arts, 2018) and Study of Love & Black Body
(Willow Books, 2012). Franklin is a frequent contributor to the projects of fellow artists, including
performances, prints, and voiceovers for the projects of Cauleen Smith, and the text for Ayanah Moor’s
“Untitled (OFFERINGS).” Her art has exhibited at Poetry Foundation, Konsthall C, Rootwork Gallery,
Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Chicago Cultural Center,
National Museum of Mexican Art, and on the set of 20th Century Fox’s Empire. Krista Franklin is also a
main character in Les Impatients by Aliocha Imhoff & Kantuta Quiros. She holds an MFA in
Interdisciplinary Arts – Book & Paper from Columbia College Chicago, and teaches Writing at the
School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Kane One’s practice includes painting, installation, DJing and urban interventions that aim to blur the line between art and urban culture.
Kane works as an artist, curator, educator, & athlete, and his projects aim to kindle possibilities for individual & communal reflection.