"Quiet Strength" // 17" x 22"
At the core of her practice, Marryam Moma aims to empower and uplift the black body, especially the black female body. Unveiling the magic within this race of people breaks collective contemporary stereotypes. Thus, changing attitudes and perceptions of black women, allowing society to discover her beauty and value, and to appreciate and celebrate her. This piece discusses success and prosperity within a corporate environment as an act of rebellion against the proverbial "glass ceiling". Commemorating the working class, with hidden vulnerabilities, who remain a pillar of strength within his/her community and continues to thrive while facing adversity.
17" x 22"
Hand cut original collage created from recycled paper, preserved flower, archival paper