Show theme: The Feminine Era
Society dictates what it means to be feminine. The feminine has been relegated to second class citizenry; it has been painted as weak, compliant, and as a pretty decoration for empty vessels. For centuries, the cultural narrative demands that femininity is defined by taking up as little space as possible, and to be palatable to all others but ourselves.
To put it plainly, WE REFUSE.
In the year of our ladies Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Lindy West, Laverne Cox, Stormy Daniels, Letitia James, Ilhan Omar, Cardi B, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we can do better.
Prior to becoming a part of the core Fused Creative team, I responded to The Feminine Era call for artists. I created thirty different pieces, ranging from the small (4.75” x 4.75”) to the large (2XL men’s jacket size, to be specific!), for the show.
The Hands (Triptych)
Pieces of an Origin Story
More promotional and event photos ahead…