Audre Lorde (2016-2018)

Melanie Cervantes
8.5″ x 11″, 1 layer handmade screen print, Various papers and inks, Printed in my kitchen, San Leandro, CA July 2016-2018
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This poster celebrates “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Audre Lorde, one of her pearls of wisdom. In the center I use the Adinkra symbol, from the Ashanti, called Akofena which is a symbol of courage and valor to illustrate her words.