M/othering  was part of a Curatorial Proposal Series exhibition at Gallery 263. Fletcher Boote, Maya Pindyck, Tereza Swanda, and Angela Rose Voulgarelis draw on their experiences of motherhood and childhood in relation to the often-complicated dynamics of family relationships, cultural identity, and positions of privilege. All four artists featured in M/othering have attended art workshops for the past twenty years led by South African artists Rose Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky, which encourage reflection on the interconnectivity of social, cultural, and familial experiences.  For more information please visit  Gallery 263    
  Spot, Light ,  2017 Mixed media, Dimensions Variable   In “Spot, Light,” I work with themes of erasure and recognition. I embed portraits of victims of police brutality within soap which are slowly revealed as participants wash their hands. Illuminated with light and color, I then preserve and display these cracked, painful images.   
  Spot, Light, Kimani   2016 Transfer on soap, colored tape and Velcro on light 3.5” x 3.5” x .75”   Installed at Gallery 263, Cambridge. All proceeds go to Black Lives Matter.
  Spot, Light, Michael  2016 Transfer on soap, colored tape and Velcro on light 3.5” x 3.5” x .75”
  Spot Light, Sean  Transfer on soap, colored tape and Velcro on light 3.5” x 3.5” x .75” 2016
  Spot, Light, Texas Teen  Transfer on soap, colored tape and Velcro on light 3.5” x 3.5” x .75” 2016
  Spot, Light, Trayvon  Transfer on soap, colored tape and Velcro on light 3.5” x 3.5” x .75” 2016
  Bruised, Capital Cleanse,  2015 Cast Soap, Embedded Tape Transfer, Bleeding Ink (left), 2"diameter Trayvon Martin (Preschool Graduation) Tape Transfer, Bleeding Ink revealed through washing (right), 2 "diameter     In  Bruised , I look at the victims of police brutality and their families. I embed their image, printed directly from the internet, within soap. (Please see Capital Cleanse.) The image bruises, stains and cuts into the soft material which is revealed as participants wash their hands. The project was installed at Vermont College of Fine Arts as part of "Art as Advocacy," a 2015 Alumni Symposium. It was presented in the talk "Capitol Cleanse: Skin Tone and Privilege." https://vcfa.edu/2015-alumni-symposium-videos
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  Fluid Remains,   2016 Grease and watercolor on ceramic ware 12” x 8.375” x 2”
  Reflective George, Capital Cleanse Series  2017 Installation Shot Site: Restroom, Gallery 263, Cambridge
  Eric Garner holding his granddaughter
  Baby of Derek Williams
  15-Year-Old Tackled by Police
  Michael Brown II
  Michael Brown
  Sister of Michael Brown
  Eric Garner
  My Skin Color is Not a Crime
  Wife of Eric Garner
  Contagion (Fig,)   2016 Mixed Media 19” x 13” each
  15-Year-Old Tackled by Police II
  Sean Bell
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  My Skin Color is Not a Crime II
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 Embroidery Circle as a form of Protest,  1/21/2017  as part of Angela Voulgarelis’ participatory project Airing Dirty Laundry  “Don’t be too shrill, quiet, polite, rude.”
 Embroidery Circle as a form of Protest,  1/21/2017  as part of Angela Voulgarelis’ participatory project Airing Dirty Laundry Site: Gallery 263
 Embroidery Circle as a form of Protest,  1/21/2017  as part of Angela Voulgarelis’ participatory project Airing Dirty Laundry Site: Gallery 263
  M/othering,  2017  Reception  http://gallery263.com/exhibitions/past/mothering/
  M/othering,  2017  Reception  http://gallery263.com/exhibitions/past/mothering/
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