Thursday, February 14, 2008

What is the Meaning of The Black Uterus?

The Black Uterus is a work of art. As its' creator, I have no control, ultimately, over what people may see in the art. However, the origin circa 1975 was from the context of the political movements for various kinds of liberation up to that time, where the raised and clenched fist was used as a symbol of liberation and empowerment. Here's a wikepedia link explaining:
as well as a more particular explanation of the "women's liberation" symbol (circle with cross below and clenched fist in circle), which was originally designed by Robin Morgan, here's a link to her website and the book "Sisterhood is Powerful":

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