Jova Lynne is a multi-disciplinary artist born and raised in New York City, of Jamaican and Colombian heritage. Lynne is interested in the parallels between fictional, historical and personal archives in identity development. Lynne seeks to subvert anthropological practice in utilizing lens, sculpture and performative practices. She is interested in the cognitive dissonance one experiences when navigating material, text and media-based archive specifically as it relates to Black culture. Lynne completed a Masters of Fine Arts in Photography at Cranbrook Academy of Art in May 2017. Since then Lynne has been based out of Detroit, MI, and has exhibited widely including institutions such as Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Detroit Institute of Art and Redbull Arts. Lynne is a grantee from various foundations which has supported her work in media and social practice based projects in Kingston, Jamaica and Berlin, Germany in addition to her work in the United States.