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To enshroud the mind, setting the sun on your life;
Or to pause for a moment… just enough to see the light.



Khadija Benn
Guyana
“… Birth stripped our birth right from us, tore us from a woman, from women, from ourselves so early on and the whole chorus throbbing at our ears like midges, told us nothing, nothing of origins, nothing we needed to know, nothing that could re-member us.” -Michelle Cliff 

To enshroud the mind, setting the sun on your life;

Or to pause for a moment… just enough to see the light.

Khadija Benn

Guyana

“… Birth stripped our birth right from us, tore us from a woman, from women, from ourselves so early on and the whole chorus throbbing at our ears like midges, told us nothing, nothing of origins, nothing we needed to know, nothing that could re-member us.” -Michelle Cliff 


— 1 year ago with 4 notes
#exhibit5  #Guyana  #Groundglass Collective 
“But in fact we were always like this, rootless, dismembered: knowing it makes the difference. Birth stripped our birth right from us, tore us from a woman, from women, from ourselves so early on and the whole chorus throbbing at our ears like midges, told us nothing, nothing of origins, nothing we needed to know, nothing that could re-member us.” -Michelle Cliff 
Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe, Grenada

“But in fact we were always like this, rootless, dismembered: knowing it makes the difference. Birth stripped our birth right from us, tore us from a woman, from women, from ourselves so early on and the whole chorus throbbing at our ears like midges, told us nothing, nothing of origins, nothing we needed to know, nothing that could re-member us.” -Michelle Cliff 

Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe, Grenada


— 1 year ago with 5 notes
#exhibit 5  #groundglass collective  #caribbean  #women  #photography  #house  #deterioration  #malaikabsl 
"It’s all junk- it don’t say shit about who I am"
Tamara J. S.
Trinidad & Tobago
“But in fact we were always like this, rootless, dismembered: knowing it makes the difference. Birth stripped our birth right from us, tore us from a woman, from women, from ourselves so early on and the whole chorus throbbing at our ears like midges, told us nothing, nothing of origins, nothing we needed to know, nothing that could re-member us.”
-Michelle Cliff 

"It’s all junk- it don’t say shit about who I am"

Tamara J. S.

Trinidad & Tobago

“But in fact we were always like this, rootless, dismembered: knowing it makes the difference. Birth stripped our birth right from us, tore us from a woman, from women, from ourselves so early on and the whole chorus throbbing at our ears like midges, told us nothing, nothing of origins, nothing we needed to know, nothing that could re-member us.”

-Michelle Cliff 

— 1 year ago with 3 notes
#black and white  #junk  #street art  #junk yard  #groundglasscollective  #trinidad  #photography 
"Black Hen Chicken"Olivia Fern.Trinidad & Tobago. GROUNDGLASS COLLECTIVE - EXHIBIT 5"But in fact we were always like this, rootless, dismembered: knowing it makes the difference. Birth stripped our birth right from us, tore us from a woman, from women, from ourselves so early on and the whole chorus throbbing at our ears like midges, told us nothing, nothing of origins, nothing we needed to know, nothing that could re-member us."-Michelle Cliff  

"Black Hen Chicken"

Olivia Fern.
Trinidad & Tobago. 

GROUNDGLASS COLLECTIVE - EXHIBIT 5

"But in fact we were always like this, rootless, dismembered: knowing it makes the difference. Birth stripped our birth right from us, tore us from a woman, from women, from ourselves so early on and the whole chorus throbbing at our ears like midges, told us nothing, nothing of origins, nothing we needed to know, nothing that could re-member us."
-Michelle Cliff  

— 1 year ago with 5 notes
#Africa  #african  #birth  #daughters  #de-throned  #deviant  #elders  #exhibit 5  #groundglass collective  #identity  #labels  #mothers  #origins  #re-birth  #rootless  #self-made  #women  #prophecy  #self-fulfilling prophecy 
turn up ‘e colors, swallow down the green, lighten the light blue, and darken the deep. liven up ‘eself and laugh…

Janique-ka John St.Vincent and the Grenadines

turn up ‘e colors, swallow down the green, lighten the light blue, and darken the deep. liven up ‘eself and laugh…


Janique-ka John St.Vincent and the Grenadines

— 1 year ago with 1 note
#Exhibit 4 
Oonya Kempadoo’s novel, Tide Running:  “turn up ‘e colors, swallow down the green, lighten the light blue, and darken the deep. liven up ‘eself and laugh…” 
Aria Ramdeo
Trinidad

Oonya Kempadoo’s novel, Tide Running:

“turn up ‘e colors, swallow down the green, lighten the light blue, and darken the deep. liven up ‘eself and laugh…”
 

Aria Ramdeo

Trinidad

— 1 year ago with 3 notes
#exhibit 4  #Sparkles everywhere 
“turn up ‘e colors, swallow down the green, lighten the light blue, and darken the deep. liven up ‘eself and laugh…” Oonya Kempadoo - Tide Running

Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe

Grenada

“turn up ‘e colors, swallow down the green, lighten the light blue, and darken the deep. liven up ‘eself and laugh…” Oonya Kempadoo - Tide Running

Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe
Grenada
— 1 year ago with 5 notes
#Exhibit 4  #Malaikabsl  #Caribbean  #Children  #Laughter 
“turn up ‘e colors… and darken the deep. ” Oonya Kempadoo - Tide Running
Khadija Benn
Guyana

“turn up ‘e colors… and darken the deep. ” Oonya Kempadoo - Tide Running

Khadija Benn

Guyana

— 1 year ago with 6 notes
#khadijabenn  #groundglass  #exhibit 4  #guyana 
“turn up ‘e colors, swallow down the green, lighten the light blue, and darken the deep. liven up ‘eself and laugh…” Oonya Kempadoo - Tide Running
Nelaja Alphonse 
Trinidad

“turn up ‘e colors, swallow down the green, lighten the light blue, and darken the deep. liven up ‘eself and laugh…” Oonya Kempadoo - Tide Running

Nelaja Alphonse 

Trinidad

— 1 year ago with 1 note
#groundglasscollective  #ja'ink  #nelaja alphonse  #exhibit 4