Altar with Ahma Reciting Poetry


created for the Ofrendas 2020 exhibition for Self Help Graphics' 47th Annual Día de los Muertos celebration


photo by Elon Schoenholz

The niche altar opens a communication portal between the artist and her late paternal grandmother Sool-sin Chan Ling (1922-2014). Offerings, mementos, and ephemera of the present moment are placed before a painting of Ahma reciting from a book of poetry.