Draped in ‘Adire’ fabric which originated from Nigeria, a place that she comes from but has never been to
Adorned in West African Beads, hair braided in yarn extensions
She reaches out to a culture that she has never experienced
She knows the roots that she has been uprooted from but she is timid for her lack of undrestanding
She has a Calabar name which means glory
She finds a way to be a part of it, though she may be an African in Diaspora
“Timid Glory” 24 x 36 inches, will be featured in my solo show titled ,”Rebirth” taking place at the Joyce Gordon Gallery , 406 14th street, downtown Oakland between Broadway and Telegraph, from March 6 – April 25th. Opening reception is on March 6, 6-9pm.
For more information please visit http://ninafabunmi.com and http://www.joycegordongallery.com