We smilin’ for a whole ‘nother reason

There is a complexity in the narrative between the colonized and the colonizer. Researchers, writers, and artists have written about and analyzed these complexities through the lens of relationships. In my work, I interpret the sentiments behind these historical narratives through relationships however romantic, familial, dysfunctional, abusive, and symbiotic.

  • David Rios Ferreira
  • 2018
  • Project for Empty Space, Newark, NJ.
  • Collage, Mixed Media
  • Gouache, screen printing ink, and collage on paper
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  • 44" x 30"
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