I am revisiting themes from work made long ago much of which explored women’s fertility, agency, self-realization.
Maccabee’s Candles was created using pages of an English translation of Hitler’s Mein Kampf (My Struggle) formed into candles. It is a gruesome piece that was not easy to make.
This drawing came about through a wonderful “needle in a haystack” experience at the University of Oregon Knight Library book sale.
Some years ago, I read a short story by an Afghan woman in which she described the Taliban as crows. Their black turbans, nasty demeanor, and aggressive, pack behavior reminded her of flocks of the noisy, menacing birds.