Tasty Totem, 2015Watercolor on Paper30″ x 22″

New In The Studio: Tasty Totem/Sabroso Totem

Tasty Totem(Dear Homeland)/Sabroso Totem(Patria Querida)

I see my identity occupying a reflective space between two cultures. In Chinese alchemy, mercury is akin to the thought process because it takes the shape of what contains it yet reflects the world like a mirror. I taste myself on a mercury glass skull, savoring these reflections of identity.