Hoq est quod video ~ This is what I see
“When one lives in a society where people can no longer rely on the institutions to tell them the truth, the truth must come from culture and art.” -John Trudell
I call these pieces meditations on social and environmental Justice. They are made with beads and sequins, sewn onto fabric, in the style of Haitian Voudou flags. Some take months to complete.
Hoq est quod video This is what I see. The Latin is an acknowledgement of the ways in which I was taught to see.
Let the images speak for themselves, and let others more eloquent than I supply the words that we crave.
“There is sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi
One half of all proceeds from sales will be donated to charity.
N Heller 8/2018