Diasporic Confusion
Digital Jacquard, Cotton Warp, Polyester Weft


“Diasporic Confusion” speaks to the ways African Americans have severed ties to their history before slavery. During the Black Arts Movement, artists used the continent of Africa as a source of pride and hope, but the combination of different cultures ignores the living history of those people living in different countries, with different cultures. Being part of the African Diaspora is challenging and this piece highlights that from an American experience.