Loud Dreaming: Bow to Rapture (2019)

Loud Dreaming

Inspired by Toni Morrison’s novel, Paradise, these 19”x25” collages started in April 2019, take their visions from Black feminists liberation texts.

Loud Dreaming: Bow to Rapture (2019)

Loud Dreaming: Bow to Rapture (2019)

“In places where rain is light the thrill is almost erotic. But those sensations bow to the rapture of holy women dancing in hot sweet rain.” - Toni Morrison, Paradise

Loud Dreaming: The Voluptuaries (2019)

Loud Dreaming: The Voluptuaries (2019)

“To imagine Black women’s sexuality as a polymorphous erotic that does not exclude desire for men, but also does not privilege it. To imagine, without apology, voluptuous Black women’s sexualities.” — Cheryl Clarke, Theorizing Black Feminisms: The Visionary Pragmatism of Black Women