A. Maria Raithatha

Hidden History

£345


This piece features the cash crops of sugar cane, tobacco (flowers) and cotton. The okra flower is a reminder that some slaves grew the plant to bolster their meagre food rations. Intermingled with the hibiscus and frangipani are the 'instruments' of enslavement- chains, rope and shackles. Like the Caribbean, this artwork looks inviting with its abundance of flowers but I wanted to capture that there is a painful history just beneath the surface.

Drawing

A2 (42 x 59.4cm)

Framed size

75 x 57cm (Frame included)

Medium

Ink on paper

Origin

Artist studio in the UK

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