The work they’ve done…and the work that’s still left to do explores the world of Black researchers.
Academia can be both rewarding and disappointing, especially when the topic you’re researching is highly personal while also being regarded as unimportant.
Hyper Visible: Safe to Consume are two nearly identical pieces of glass covered in caramel mixed with edible gold.
They ask what happens when the primary image that is depicted of Black women is as light as possible and as “perfect” as possible.
Together is a site specific installation study on group survival.
Together, 2016, fabric and plaster casts, approx 50 x 24 x 13” per figure
Standing Still is a site-specific installation about the suspension of feelings.
The cheesecloth hangs in limbo before bursting out into points of expression that inevitably become wound again.
Space and Its Inconsistencies is a site specific installation on the north side of FAU’s Boca campus.
Three line, twenty-five word prose about the irregularities of the human experience of space and its possibilities to be used as a vehicle for social change.
“There is power and privilege in the spaces we occupy.
Please try not to take up too much space.
Your space is limited here. “
Space and Its Inconsistencies, 2017, vinyl text
“If she is black and coming out into the world she must be doubly armed, doubly prepared. Because for her there is not simply a new world to be gained, there is an old world that must be reclaimed.”
—Alice Walker, In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens (p. 36)