With enigmatic yet familiarly domestic assemblages, the work pulls the viewer into the artist’s memories of her childhood in Miami, where the homes of her grandmother and other Caribbean-American neighbours were populated with Orisha Shrines of the Santeria religion.
Brache draws on her relationship to the rituals and iconography of Santeria, while the exhibition interweaves home life, colonial histories and rituals together, along with the family stories and female figures of her upbringing. As stated in the press release, the show explores “boundaries of private and public space in relation to womanhood” while centring around the porcelain shrines of the maternal figures in the artist’s life.**
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