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nous sommes tous americains!!

my father's smile cropped from the larger image on the day my mother became an american citizen captured on 35 mm film. the same photograph repeated 16 times for 16 members of my family who immigrated to the US and were waiting for a blue passport as of 2018.

16 photographs of variable sizes, 2019, 18 ft wide x 2.5 ft. 

“I am a Black Feminist. I mean I recognize that my power as well as my primary oppressions come as a result of my blackness as well as my womaness, and therefore my struggles on both of these fronts are inseparable.” – Audre Lorde