Puryear incorporates elements from historic Sami teepees and fuses them with a contemporary designed dwelling which is visible through overlapping materials consisting of wire mesh, tar and various woods.
My Male Muses
Though I did not realize it at the time, Creole Konst was first inspired by Herbert Gentry (1919-2003) . Gentry, was an American artist that travelled throughout Europe during the Civil Rights Movement and settled in Sweden during the 1960s.
Creole Konst is simply defined as art practiced in Scandinavia or by Scandinavian artists, living outside of Scandinavia, who merge Non-European aesthetics and visual culture into their artistic dialogue.