Cotton, Nylon, Acrylic, Charcoal, Bamboo
What does it mean to be devoted to the land irrespective of location, nationhood or border? To pledge allegiance to the ubiquity of dirt, rock, earthworm, river silt?
These flags are created at the intersection of performance, ritual, gestural mark-making, and improvisational patchwork. Throughout April 2022, the artist engaged in solo performances for the land—movement as a reverence practice, along with fabric, charcoal, acrylic and found flora as drawing tools. What transpired was a series of embodied maps of the land, charting a place through the felt experience of being there.