Hanging in the Balance: Mantra-Mudra (2020)

“The body is a temple.” - Iyengar

Hanging In the Balance: Mantra-Mudra is one piece in a five panel series. These works address the disparities faced by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in the U.S. in this time of COVID-19 and civil unrest.

Mantra (Sanskrit) = the act of repetition
Mudra (Sanskrit) = a symbolic hand gesture
Pape Sho Sing Ting (Jamaican Patois) = underestimating a situation

This panel was acquired by the City of Portland #PDXCARES for Capturing the Moment of Covid 19.

Size: 12” x 10” x 6 ¾”

Date: 2020

Medium: Mixed metal, charred wood, ready made/found objects, mirrors