As an artist I’m constantly drawing inspiration from the African aesthetic, and that of the diaspora
embedded in the plurality of Africa’s visual and material cultures.
The Martyrdom of our
In Two Drama’s, 2020
Found objects portrait sculpture/ devotional icon
Bejeweled bronze corpus with veiled hand built, ceramic bust. Gold leafed starburst halo attachment
mount: on a metal twined rope.
20” x 10” x 36”
The Martyrdom of our Household Saint
A found objects assemblage/portrait sculpture exploring the duality between classical religious martyr figurative iconography and the iconography of the Modern day African American martyr of the global human rights movement. Those who where killed due to police violence targeting African Americans. That this piece also wishes to memorialize.