Artist’s statement: Cara Faye Earl
h 8.5″ x w 8″ x d 7″
Black earthenware, underglaze
This figure remakes, as an imagined migrant, Kneeling Female Figure/Chinesca (2nd-4th century; Mexico, Nayarit; Nayarit culture; Metropolitan Museum of Art 1999.272.1).
The addition of the blanket was drawn from seeing repetitive images of migrants draped in blankets while “in transit.”
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