Legacy Series: Ancestors Thread
Wire-mesh, abaca fiber, hand-made cast cotton pulp, ink , beads, aluminum hand crafted Milagros .
Journey /La travesía Series
Woodcuts printed on satin fabric, framed with Kente Adinkra cloth
The installation is compose of five African Orishas or Deities that served as guardians to the ancestors while they were crossing the middle passage during the Trans Atlantic slave trade. Those who survived the journey brought their multitude of memories from the homeland. My work attempts to re-capture these memory fragments of the Diaspora, pasting together the legacy.