AJ Aremu is an interdisciplinary artist originally born in Stockholm, Sweden and now calls Atlanta, Georgia home. They earned their BFA in 2D Studio from Georgia Southern University. Currently, they are earning their MFA from the University of Georgia. Their art explores narratives, identities, and culture through alternative history and Afrofuturism. Their art reclaims and protects the Black Self. Within their artworks, there is an analysis of history that seeks an advancement of Black people as well as an understanding of the hindrances that prevent that. They explore what a decolonized mind would look like and how to manifest that mind in their art.