Tia Blassingame

Mourning/Warning: An Abecedarian (M/W 1)

Tia Blassingame

Mourning/Warning: An Abecedarian (M/W 1)

Date

2017

Edition Size

26

Media

Digital print

Binding

Stapled

$ 380.00

Out of Print


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Stripping the maritime alphabet of its primary colors and replacing them with muted browns and blacks, Mourning/Warning highlights the relationship of Americans of the African diaspora to water, maritime trade, and the need for an alternate means of communication in times of emergency and duress. How do you send a warning call that hatred comes constantly in waves?

M/W serves as a method of honoring, mourning, and remembering the slain and wronged as well as teaching our children and ourselves to be vigilant and wary in hostile terrain, where your skin color makes you an easy target.

Proceeds will be donated to non-profits including NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Innocence Project.