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This Body Is Water, 2/ "Gismee Maya, 2" (Arabic phonetic spelling) is a durational installation that was mounted at The Project For Empty Space in Newark, NJ. The theme of migration and liminal space was evoked by the severed figures on blue-washed walls. As the installation progressed, I added writings that were sourced from a list published in a German newspaper of 30K plus names of people who had drowned in the Mediterranean, trying to get to Europe from Africa. I also added writings on transparent fabric that were sourced from women im/migrants. I had asked them to give me one word for their experiences of migration.


This Body Is Water, 2/ "Gismee Maya, 2" (Arabic phonetic spelling)
This Body Is Water, 2/ "Gismee Maya, 2" (Arabic phonetic spelling)
Paper, watercolor, acrylic, watercolor paper, organza, sharpie, thread, canvas strips, fabric, yarn, writing on wall in acrylic and charcoal
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2018