IDENTITY INCOGNITO

Picardo Erick's avatar Picardo Erick

Thru this work I am re-creating my own culture in which I let the world know who we are through the subversive power of art. This particular theme will retain a degree of freedom, while exploring what it means to “resist”. The original piece in progress is an explosion of sensations: lush, radiant, eccentric, uninhibited. This entire artistic proposal is based on an insatiable quest for identity. This might be a complex subject matter that seems hard to understand, because it encompasses a group of islands, sometimes spread out to the continental coasts washed by the Caribbean Sea. The Caribbean culture is diverse; multi-racial, multilingual, transcultural. I am most concerned to recognize the Afro-Caribbean culture, a long acting cultural tradition in the area distinguished by its character of resistance culture. Africans in the Caribbean fought to maintain their cultural tradition in many different ways. Each group had to pledge to preserve African language, culture, religion, and

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 4 inches
  • Medium: Mexed media
  • Width: 20 feet
  • Year created: 2013
  • Height: 8 feet