A selection of candid drawings of Dark Skinned personalities ...
From the Series BASELINE PEOPLE ( "PEEPS" )
Punch Pie Drama 2011 Digital Mirror Image
... A young African American girl pondering her inner self. You see her appearing to stare down at the fruit dish which symbolizes the Good Life / The Social Order. The peer pressure of Alcohol and all of those associations. You see falling leaves - the things we shed...the fence ... limitations / protection / racial / personal / social barriers ( el Barrio / The Ghetto / Hood )
the Spade had a sexual and a social context. Social because it is Black color symbol ... Sexual as a phallic symbol ...symbolizing males and a male dominated social context... Her lower body is not necessarily sexual outwardly...Her Hair and body are a symbol of her Natural African' ness...."PUNCH PIE DRAMA" is a play on the actions and perceptions
of sexual interaction throughout life and sexual experimentation ...
Jah'Born to Walk 2011 African American men need to "Walk" ( Caminar in Spanish - to "walk" ) a Spiritual Path as a rite of passage. This is what traditional religious based lifestyles provide for young men - " THE WALK" ...for self realization / Relation to God and to know your purpose in life - how you fit into life and community.