Kasmir Jones (b. 1996, Vorhees, NJ, by the way of Delaware) better known as POETIK, is a Multihyphente creative, visual artist, archivist and independent reseacher who carries her work in a plethora of disciplines and explores many artistic forms. She specializes in mixed media, collage, sound curation, art direction and graphic design. She has worked creatively with brands like Instagram, Wondaland Arts Society, Parkwood Entertainment, Rada Studio, Refinery29 and more. Her work has been exhibited at the SOMArts Cultural Center: Forever A Moment: Black Meditations on Time and Space, (Feb 14-April 9, 2019) and The Africa Center in Harlem, NY: Where is South? (June 13-July 21, 2019). And recently, “Dreamscapes: Imaginings of a Black Pastoral” curated by Anisa Olufemi. In addition, POETIK has been recognized and featured in publications such as: Ebony, JET, Afropunk, NYLON mag, MA.DE, Business Insider and more.

POETIK is fascinated by how people use design as a form of visual communication and explores the intersections of identity and Black culture. In her collage work, she displays ‘dreamy’ imaginings of the futurity of Black life decentering the white gaze. She places figures, known and unknown in earthly landscapes that express what is and expounds on what could be. Her curiosity continues to shape her artistic language.


be yourself.