What is Art?
Born and raised in the West city of Chicago, Jakiria Mersade Williams is a 22-year-old alumna from the Rochester Institute of Technology (Spring 2020). After earning her Bachelors in Fine Arts— with a growing practice in Psychology— her aspirations falls under becoming a professional playwright, that interweaves journalistic qualities and artistic influences. Currently, the foundational narrative of her work explores ‘resurrecting from bondages of vulnerable and traumatic experiences.’ To assert this concept, she researches historical contexts relating to the atmosphere of a black church; drug usages; and the role of social and and environmental factors.Tying this with visuals of glamorous decors, together, she enjoys creating transcendence
vibes for all to immerse into.