Nothing is more celebrated and censured than a woman’s body. With ‘Mosaic’ wants to emphasize the power and empowerment that women can gain by allowing their vulnerability to be transparent. Often enough it is seen as a weakness while it is the very strength that carries the femine presence of any woman.
Being the most intricate, complex and needed presence in this world, women and and specifically women of the African diaspora fall to the background. By acknowledging and accepting the importance of our presence it allows us to be the biggest piece in the puzzle yet to be solved.
Marilva uses oil and acrylic paint to create a bold and colorful piece. Color is for her a way to evoke and carry emotion through her painting.
70 x 100 cm
Oil & Acrylic on canvas