Inheritance of white silence
In Inheritance of White Silence, I am documenting how whiteness and racism were unconsciously passed down in my family by interviewing direct descendents of my maternal grandparents. I inherited many things from them, including the centerpiece for this project: a set of white linen napkins. I am embroidering the napkins with ways that I have internalized whiteness and white superiority, and transforming them into blindfolds. In the next phase, I will document members of my family wearing these blindfolds, collect their written reflections, and compile the results into a book format.