Amazing Grace 2018

Archival Pigment


This work renders moments when black womens cultural and spiritual practices of community and care provide breath and substance for creating spaces of leverage. These images locate a specific vernacular of facial expression and body language that can be traced back to the middle passage. One that disrupts the problematic ways of archiving blackness and outsmarts surveillance technologies as such. The life that these images begin to imagine exist in a  reality outside of the constraints of social and political constructs.