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.

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.

Mixed Media

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

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)

Preoccupation (Gray Hair)

New York, NY

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