She Got It From Her Mama

2016

Mixed paper materials and archival adhesive


I created this assemblage to honor my grandmother’s strength and beauty but to also acknowledge the legacy of the dichotomy between self love and merchandising and the ways it often undermines otherness but also a devoted tool of adornment. 

 

Displayed at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey September 22, 2017 -January 14, 2018

53 x 43 in.

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