Healing Door of Goree
Copper, brass, silver viteous, and enamel decal
4 x 2 x 0.5 inches
Photographed by artist
Healing Door of Gorée embodies both the formal and symbolic qualities of doors and windows. It is with tremendous respect for our ancestors that I use the details of a mended shutter, on the abstract silhouette of the African continent, to suggest the sometimes tragic passage of humankind from its birthplace to the rest of world.