Three artworks available from the Last Rite series

My Last Rite series (pictured above) reflects on Malcom X’s janaza (Islamic funeral rituals). During a a very scary time in the Black community – for Black Muslims who followed Malcom X especially, key people in the Black Muslim community stepped up to lead this important Islamic ritual and courageous Black Christian leaders offered theirContinue reading “Three artworks available from the Last Rite series”

Newly Available Photography and Prints for Sale & My Recent Interview on Creatives Making Moves Podcast

I want you to be among the first to know about the newly available photography and prints on my website. You’ll find both signed Limited Edition photography and prints along with unsigned fine art prints available. All works are in archival quality paper and available to ship to you anywhere in the world. Also, myContinue reading “Newly Available Photography and Prints for Sale & My Recent Interview on Creatives Making Moves Podcast”

Is it really true?

Or, maybe the better question is, “is it true for you?” I’m questioning alot about the Black History narrative these days, especially when it comes to loss and memory. The more I dig into my family history, the more I see folks remembering; and the more I keep sharing, the more my friends start sharingContinue reading “Is it really true?”

It’s The Ballot or the Bullet, VOTE!!!

We must understand the politics of our community and we must know what politics is supposed to produce.  -Malcolm X, “The Ballot or the Bullet,” 1964 Zaheer Ali, a friend, Malcolm X scholar and History Editor at Sapelo Square, and Julie Golia of the New York Public Library held a conversation today examining Malcolm X’s handwrittenContinue reading “It’s The Ballot or the Bullet, VOTE!!!”

Site updates, Artworks available, and recording from (Social) Projects x Jamal Cyrus

Salaams and hi there! Thanks for being here. Did you notice anything new about me? I’m talking about “me” as in my website? Well, I have a new look, and I’ve added some new projects to my site. One of the projects, Muhammad School of Language and Martial Arts is not new. It is aContinue reading “Site updates, Artworks available, and recording from (Social) Projects x Jamal Cyrus”


I’m partnering with and griffin editions to make a limited first run of plateaus (banished from drowning series) available TO THE PUBLIC In 2016 I returned to my roots in photography and began developing the Plateaus series. Plateaus is an ongoing series with new works being produced each year. Each 32 x 40 inchContinue reading “NSENGA KNIGHT LIMITED EDITION FIRST RUN PRINTS NOW AVAILABLE AT ARTFARE.COM”


New York, NY – May 12, 2019 – The Pollock-Krasner Foundation has awarded Nsenga Knight a $20,000 grant during its 2018-2019 grant cycle. This year’s grantees and award recipients include artists from 18 states, Puerto Rico, and 17 countries. During its 2018-2019 grant cycle the Pollock-Krasner Foundation has awarded $3,168,000 to 111 artists and 12Continue reading “POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION AWARDS NSENGA KNIGHT $20,000 GRANT”

Nsenga Knight featured in the 2019 Southern Constellations Exhibition

Make Safe, Make Space featured in the 2019 Southern Constellations Exhibition at NC A&T University Jan. 10th – Jan. 28th. Make Safe, Make Space, 2014 lithograph print series with sewn muslin and fabric bricks , Photo courtesy of Justin Perry and Smith Gallery Make Safe, Make Space is featured at NC A&T University in the 2019 Southern Constellations Exhibition— a multi-media show highlightingContinue reading “Nsenga Knight featured in the 2019 Southern Constellations Exhibition”