In ‘Hyperblack Spectacle,’ Johnny Floyd asks us to reconsider how we view Black people

Written by on October 14, 2021

“Hyperblack Spectacle,” a solo exhibition by Detroit-based artist Johnny Floyd at Conduit Gallery, accomplishes what only the greatest art does: It takes something familiar — something we think we already know — and inspires us to reconsider how we view the world. In this case, Floyd wants us to reconsider how we view Black people — and not just metaphorically. He wants us to see a Black person as being more than a human with melanated skin. “What if you could get a . . .



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