Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Jessica Lagunas

Serie "Por siempre joven" (Forever Young Series)

Serie "Por siempre joven" (Forever Young Series)

Jessica Lagunas. Serie "Por siempre joven" (Forever Young Series), 2004.

Description:
This is an ongoing project I started when I turned 33 years old. Being faced with the dilemma between starting to color my hair or letting grow my gray hairs, I decided instead to embroider each year my corresponding age on black silk using my gray hairs.

Medium:
Mixed Media

Tags:
birthday, years, aging, growing old, gray hair, embroidery, self-portrait

Images
Para verte mejor (The Better to See You With)Para besarte mejor (The Better to Kiss You With)Para acariciarte mejor (The Better to Caress You With)Retorno a la pubertad (Return to Puberty)Dias especiales (Special Days)Serie "Por siempre joven" (Forever Young Series)Abuela, madre, hija (Grandmother, Mother, Daughter)

Videos
Preoccupation (Gray Hair)

Location
New York, NY
USA

Contact
No contact information provided for this artist.

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