Meech Boakye

Communications Lead

Meech Boakye is an artist and writer interested in multispecies collaboration with fungi, microbes, weeds, neighbors, and bots. In their practice they explore biomaterials, forage for wild yeast, code handmade digital gardens, design zines, write poems with artificial intelligence, and share knowledge through plant walks and workshops. Over the past six years, Boakye has also worked as a graphic designer and illustrator to develop visual identities and illustrate editorial articles for a range of clients from grassroots organizations to print media companies. Their work has been exhibited in galleries and artist-run centers such as the Art Gallery of Guelph, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Xpace Cultural Centre, and Trinity Square Video. Their writing has been published in C Magazine and by the South Asian Visual Arts Centre. Boakye is part of the 2022-23 cohort of BIPOC artists and writers in the Independent Publishing Resource Center’s re/source Residency.