It’s my birthday!The big one-twoI’m ALMOST a teenager how do you feel about that Mum?Do you feel OLD now?Next year I’ll be a moody teenagerJust like you wereJust like my aunt wasJust like my sister will be One more year of being your little girl But I’ve started secondary school now So maybe I’m not that little.I blow out each candle separately on my blue birthday cake Drawing it out As Long As...
Reluctant acceptance without protest
YOU ARE MY YOU
The man I love inspires me the most, over and over again. Without his presence and sometimes absence, none of the work I have created over the past three years would have come into being. The images of “YOU ARE MY YOU” are digital montages, consisting of photos I took of him while on a trip to Italy and screenshots of three of my Doinas. Doinas are a synthesis of performance and visual art. The...
Defeated all odds and made it
In the midst
In the midst... of things. We may forget to just breathe, submit ourselves to nature and the universe. When we feel overwhelmed or stressed it’s always good to remember to breathe. Don’t let you being in the midst of things take away time to just be, in the moment and be grateful for all that nature and the universe has to offer us.
She is the muse of Disco. Her hair is a clutter of records that make up the shape of the famous Afro hairstyle of the 60’s and 70’s. Disco and the Afro were in fashion back in the day. But they also represented a renewed sense of identity in the African American community. The Civil Rights Movement played a large role in viewing the Afro as a beauty symbol amongst African Americans. Disco music...