Relief, 2015-16

As the artist saw documentary images of overseas migration begin to flood media in 2015, she also spoke with individuals in Havana planning to cross to Florida, and began a process of researching her own family's immigration to the United States. The photograms that result from this input archive safety implements such as life vests, life boats, and circle buoys, but also the verbs of motion that result from darkroom performance with water, ice, metal obstacles, and competing light sources.

Further images available upon request.

Selected Photograms from the series

Shield
In
Irere II (McQueen 2003)
Sun Over Sand
Lateral Climb
Nightwatch
Lifesaver
Call Her Craft
Selected Installation elements of the series
Clear
Clear
Clear
Moving Relief: Pacific