Valérie d. Walker
Valérie d. Walker is a Neo-Renaissance Artist, transmedia creator, alchemyst, Indigo Griot, Black Hawai’ian Latinex Japanese Scots, Femme Afro-Futurist time traveler. She holds Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging) & Chado (tea ceremony) instructor level degrees with Urasenke-Kyoto, epigentic + lived Indigo knowledge. Walker landed on Gaia in Honolu’lu, and travelled the planet in space and time. Her artworks explore enviro-positivity with capaciousness interweaving natural dyeing, Shibori-Zomé (hand shaped resist), Katazomé (hand-cut stencil printing), Quotidian Femme-life actions, sensorially immersive fibre-based installations, solar-powered circuit-bending, Story-telling, Black Panther-esque activism and Guerilla-Grrrl radio. Valérie was welcomed to the unceded lands of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Sell With (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations by Chief Marilyn Gabriel.
Exhibition view "Mami Wata's Heritage" with Valérie d. Walker and Bernadette Phan | 2022