Where do I come from?

10 Jul

I have been thinking about where I come from, who has come before me, and how that has impacted who I am. When I went to write the piece, it wasn’t working. The ideas flowed from me in images, so I stopped writing and started with those instead, and this is what I came up with. An aviatrix is a recurring theme in my work because I am fascinated by the idea of flying over barriers, which many of those women literally did, and I like twisting an image that was once so iconic and making it more modern so that the viewer isn’t sure exactly what it means or where it comes from. The piece is more of a collection of ideas than a full narrative, but I hope it resonates with some of you.



2 Responses to “Where do I come from?”

  1. merrildsmith July 10, 2013 at 5:14 pm #

    Very touching. I’m glad you do not feel all alone! I will always support everything you do!

  2. Gina D'Andrea Weatherup July 15, 2013 at 4:12 pm #

    Yes, this resonates with me. Thanks for sharing it.

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