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We The People of the Diaspora - Black Culture Exploration

Publicado7 Fev 2014

Ilustração de Jamilla Okubo

Imagem retirada do portal African Digital Art

"We The People of the Diaspora - Black Culture Exploration" é uma série de ilustrações da artista Jamilla Okubo que mostram as influências das suas raízes quenianas e trinitárias.

Just like quilts, I feel like I can use textiles (designing patterns) to tell stories by creating symbols that represent what I am trying to share or tell. Regardless of whether a print is intentionally telling a story or not, it creates a connection with the person wearing it. For example, Kanga fabric, which comes from East Africa, is sometimes worn to tell viewers something about that person.

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