Both art pieces reflect current social and political events that I wish to document and address. I address these topics because I want to be a voice for those who are unable to speak and defend themselves.
The figures in the cage are young females whose lives will be forever altered. They may represent those held in immigration detention centers. Oct. 25, 2019, NBC: The American Civil Liberties Union said that the total number of children separated from July 2017 to more than 5,400, and because of inadequate tracking, it is doubtful in finding their parents. Then we have the human trafficking that also occurs in our South Texas region. Lives Destroyed.
The U.S. has over 1 million Corona patients and growing, with over 61K people dead in part because we have a president who has failed to properly respond to the pandemic as noted by a report from the Senate. Injection of bleach /consumption of disinfectant / using ultraviolet light on or in our bodies to destroy the virus has been suggested by the president on the live conference. He then tells us he never spoke those words. Constant denial and lack of truthfulness abound.