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IMAGES OF BLACK WOMEN as Avatars of Spiritual Agency

By Angela N. Carroll in Hyperallergic

Delita Martin’s latest exhibition, Calling Down the Spirits, seeks to visualize the incorporeal and genetic strands that tether generations of Black women to each other and to the spiritual world. 

WASHINGTON — In “The Moon and the Little Bird,” (2018) a mixed-media work on paper, two figures sit on white chairs that face each other in a non-distinct blue space.  The first, a woman, sits cross-legged in the foreground. Her gaze is confident, an assertive stare that directly confronts the viewer. A small, black-and-white bird rests on her hand. Its body is haloed by white and blue spherical forms. The second figure is masked. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

Photo credit: Rose Henderson 

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