Palimpsests

Through making these works in mixed media and painting I re-formed Orientalist postcards of so-called harem women overlaid with patterns and military images to explore feelings of triple consciousness.

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  What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You  -, watercolor, acrylic, thread, pen, 12 in x 16 in, 2014

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You -, watercolor, acrylic, thread, pen, 12 in x 16 in, 2014



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  When False Idols Become Real , acrylic, watercolor, embroidery thread, paper mounted on canvas backing, 23 in x 29 in, 2014

When False Idols Become Real, acrylic, watercolor, embroidery thread, paper mounted on canvas backing, 23 in x 29 in, 2014

  When False Idols Become Real , detail

When False Idols Become Real, detail

  Interrupted Genie Dream,  pencil, pen, watercolor, acrylic on paper collage, thread, 12 in x 16 in, 2013

Interrupted Genie Dream, pencil, pen, watercolor, acrylic on paper collage, thread, 12 in x 16 in, 2013