Desert Rose

This project borrows from a rich childhood memory of lighting luminaria at Christmastime. Using paper bags and tea light candles, this tradition transformed our yard for a few nights in December. I altered the traditional luminaria by transforming them from a low-brow throw away (paper...

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Riding the Fence, Pulling the Trigger

This is her home this thin edge of barbwire. -Gloria E. AnzaldĂșa This work explores the intersection of place and identity, emerging from my own experience of growing up geographically, culturally, and ethnically mixed. Raised between a reserved Midwestern household in Minnesota and a close-knit Latino family in New...

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