Yusuf Hassan (b.1987, New York) is the founder of BlackMass Publishing. Hassan’s work explores the idea of the book his reductive technique and meditative approach challenge the physical and poetic boundaries of his materials canceling the idea of restrictions within his work allows him to analyze it with no limitations. using printed matter as a physical way of expression Much of Hassan’s success is attributed to his unique ability to express dramatic and emotional content through publications and printmaking. Hassan holds publications in the permanent collection of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The Langston Hughes Library, Thomas J. Watson Library, The Houghton Library, and The Whitney Museum Library.
Yusuf Hassan in convo with Marko Milovanovic.