Bringing into perspective the rollercoaster that one encounters in life while we balance the contrast. Nuance seems to be a luxury good and holds the value of making our sight less black and white. Especially in space where the expectations are high however the return on the investment with our time, heart and mind is low. All of this is irrespective of the risks and backlash that one might get.
Where women of color have historically been pressed to nurture those that weaponize their ignorance or incompetence towards them, they still bloom. The butterflies represent the new cycles in life in which one can grow and develop further making the underlying pattern more obscure with time. The collage is antecedent to a new project in which this theme will be at the center.
“I Will Bloom” is a mixed media collage print in which the underlying pattern seems to have an inescapable presence.The collage is create with a pencil and charcoal drawing. This drawing was edited digitally with the addition of a pattern and cutouts.