Creating Islands // negro (2018)

These drawing is a continuation on my experimentation with palm oil and glitter. My initial interest with palm oil came from my research of black slaves in the Americas. What were the things that came along with them? what types of fruits, plants, foods? Palm oil was one of them. Palm oil was also used during the sale of slaves. While creating these drawings I realised that the way the paper adsorbed the palm oil made it look similar topographic map.

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