You Are So Articulate

You Are So Articulate

Artist: Theda Sandiford

Title: You Are So Articulate

Attribution: You Are So Articulate, 2021, Theda Sandiford

Year: 2021

Materials: Hollow braid polypropylene rope, paracord, ribbon, yarn, 3 ply cotton cord, braided nylon cord, nails on artist made loom.

Dimensions: 72 x 48 x 2 in

Image Statement: In this weaving, each piece of yarn is representative of a conversation where I was acknowledged for being able to express my thoughts and ideas. Being told I’m well-spoken often comes off as a backhanded compliment. It carries problematic connotations that, it is unusual for someone of my race to be intelligent or eloquent. The completed weaving is displayed on a DYI loom, as if the work is still in progress because some version of this conversation, continues still...