Learning to Swim, 2022

Archival print
29 x 42 in
Edition 2 of 5

Adrian L. Burrell is an Oakland-based storyteller who uses photography, film, and site-specific installation to examine issues of race, class, gender, and intergenerational dynamics. His work focuses on notions of kinship, diasporic narratives, and the gaps between place and belonging. In 2022, he was a visiting artist with Stanford’s Institute for Diversity in the Arts, and a San Francisco FILM Resident. Burrell received an MFA from Stanford University in 2021.

His recent film The Game Gods is an Academy Award nominee.