Hand Stitched + Hand Carved | Still + Moving Imagery
Rituals, engrained within humanity since it's foundation, are categorized as religious or solemn ceremonies consisting of a series of actions; Each stitch is the count of a rosary bead, each cut is the throw of coconut shells. With both Catholic and Folk influences, much of Handfast Hotel's content is a discussion of female sexuality in a patriarchal space.
Si no sanas hoy,
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Deb Leal is a Chicana multi-media artist based in San Francisco, CA. She graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) in 2011.