Sweet thing

Sweet Thing. 6ft x 6ft x 5.5ft, Plaster, Clay, Lace, Scrim, 2017

Cultural appropriation is destroying and erasing the identities of black women. Black women are somehow seen as both the taboo and the coveted, where we are berated for taking part in our culture and in the same instance are having this culture taken from us and reassigned as “trends” created by white media. This piece alludes to this act.