Jimmy's Thrift of New Davonhaime Presented by Mana Contemporary and Ace Hotel Chicago 


"In partnership with Ace Hotel ChicagoMana Contemporary opened Jimmy’s Thrift of New Davonhaime this past weekend, a performative installation of a fictional thrift store by artist Azikiwe Mohammed. New Davonhaime—a location conceived by Mohammed—is an amalgamation of the names of the most densely populated Black cities in America: New Orleans, Detroit, Jackson, Birmingham, and Savannah. Jimmy’s Thrift of New Davonhaime serves as a safe space for Black and Brown people living in America."

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June 2018.

Photo: Courtesy of the artist