Arena for Contemporary African, African-American and Caribbean Art

Author: Raquel Villar-Pérez

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Alexis Peskine: Power Figures

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Part of my family history is about deportation, we were taken from our land and brought to a new one that we built; we created new cultures.
I like to talk about this topic and others such as immigration and institutional discrimination in my work because they affected my family and ancestors

Alexis Peskine interviewed by Raquel Villar-Pérez
Power, 2017. Moon gold leaf on nails, earth, coffee, water and acrylic on wood, 195 x 250 cm. Image: Alexis Peskine. Courtesy: October Gallery

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