Siglo (2022)

Melanie Cervantes
12″ x 16″5-color handmade screen-print
140lb/ 300gsm Strathmore Vision Watercolor Paper
Printed in my kitchen in San Leandro, CA (November) 2022
Edition of 42 with Dignidad Rebelde’s studio symbol as a dry embossed seal in left hand corner

There is a century plant (la planta siglo) in my neighborhood that I have watched grow over several year. As I visit the plant I think about all it witnesses as it lives its life. They continue to grow into massive beings as they age and announcing themselves with a colossal grandeur.