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White Silence is Violence | Created by Mary Vaneecke from Tucson, AZ.

White Silence is Violence

Created by:

Mary Vaneecke from Tucson, AZ

Exhibit:

Racism: In the Face of Hate We Resist

Artist Statement:

When officers of the law become judge, jury, and executioners, killing unarmed Black citizens, we all have a problem. The police act on our behalf. This slogan, from the Black Lives Matter movement, challenges our complicity in the face of these injustices. It demands our attention. We must find a way to hold our police officers close, and still hold them accountable.

2020
38'' x 27''
Cotton fabric and batt; machine appliquéd and quilted.
Collection of Mary and Steven Orfield