Legacy : untangling the lines of inheritance
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My artwork aims to understand the nature of a legacy. From family history to material objects, to shared genes and shared obligations, I examine the intertwined threads linking people, events, and objects within my family. I seek answers to questions I have about myself and about those who have shaped me. I weave together the individual elements of my inquiry, assigning color and pattern to people, feelings, and memories. Imbued with qualities of family character and suffused with emotion, the robes are the final assembly of these components. These robes are an incarnation of my grandfather and ...