Nina (2020). 8"x10". Acrylic on canvas.
Part of the Protea Project by DANESSA.
Named after the legendary icon & social activist Nina Simone. Her outspoken stance against racism and inequality in the US proved controversial at the height of her career. The adverse life experiences and mental health bouts she persevered through reminds us to show grit in the face of uncertainty.
This piece symbolizes hope and change. Unframed.
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