Investigtion Essay

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Comment on the method and content with which Walker represents the idea of dilemma.
- She makes room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes that examine the underbelly of America’s racial and gender tensions. Her work address themes as power, repression, history, race and sexuality
- From painting and drawing, light projection and written text, to her signature cut-paper silhouette installations, video and performances. Use this section to explore her processes.

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This piece is symbolizing a lot of different thing. The man looks like the boss because he is over the lady and he ...view middle of the document...

You can tell where they are from or what they are representing by their hair. The children around are trying to harm the African women by using a knife and a catapult. The African child is propably the Africans women’s child and she may be jealous. This can be because her mother is now taking care of children that are not hers. The white girl may also be jealous because there is another child in their home and she knows that she will be less important than the baby.
It can be that the African woman is taking the baby because she knows she will be a better mother. Another reason can be because she has to, it is her job. The white women is praying, which can be positive or negative, depend on the story. The two sides that are shown are if it right that other should take care of her children and a mother should take care of her own children.
Select 1 piece. What is she representing?
How do you know?
Are there sides being taken? Which ones?

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There is a women that is been seen with two sides. The three horns,...

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