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Artist Statement:

Silence is powerful. Silence can also be harmful if used in the wrong ways. In my work, I am aiming to break these silences that have been handed down generation after generation. As women, we have been conditioned to bear and grin all the challenges we face. As a woman of color, that silence is compounded and extends beyond misogyny. I am aiming to dismantle this by creating my own language. 

The formation of this language began with me writing down my experiences, feelings, and thoughts. Taking those writings, I recreated these thoughts, through minimal line making, color, composition, and form. Each piece is a visual snapshot of the situations and feelings that I have experienced. The use of these minimal lines has become a new language, my Morse code, my vehicle for breaking the silence.  With each line having its own meaning and pulse.

Bio:

Aimée is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She now lives and works in Austin, Texas.