Colours of the brain - Astro EditionCOTB-ASTRO-18
During the anti-racism movement of 2020, I felt moved to do more than just post a solitary black square on whatever social media outlet and then claim to have done something meaningful. My opinion of race has always been guided by MLK’s colour-blind mindset, where skin colour is of no relevance and content of character is what reigns supreme.
In the creative process, I found a quote by Nigerian poet, Michael Bassey Johnson, who said ‘I don’t fancy colours of the face, I’m always attracted to colours of the brain.’ It was this passage that connected to me and influenced the piece.
This is a one colour screen print with the hair created by moving acrylic in ways that are unique to this individual piece.
- 210 x 260 mm
- Printed on Saunders Waterford 425gsm HP High White
- 1 Colour screenprint with unique acrylic hair details
- Unique edition
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