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Standing at the Banks/Parado en Los Orillos

Watching loved ones go from a land they can no longer live in. On journeys that they may not return from. This print was inspired by a book of Moroccan women’s stories of crossing the sea, of watching loved ones go, of witnessing bodies wash up on shore.

Where the coyote is the tiburón and there is no promise of safe passage. Many are lucky to survive the dark moods of the sea, the near take over of a tiny boat by freighter ships, and the terror of not knowing how to swim.

No es justo a ver nuestros amados salir de su tierra donde no se pueden vivir. En jornadas que talvez no regresan. Esta grabado es inspirado por las histories de mujeres moroccanos cruzando la mar, mirando amados salir, ser testigo de los cuerpos muertos en la orilla. Donde el coyote es tiburón y no hay promesa de pasaje seguro. Muchos tienen suerte sobrevivir los humores oscuros del mar, casi casi la toma del bote de remos por los cargueros enormes, y el terror de no saber nadar.

 



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