Artist: Myania Moses
Title: Remember Ukraine
Attribution: Remember Ukraine, 2022, Myania Moses
Materials: Procion Mx dyes, silk screen on cotton sateen, whole cloth quilt, machine quilted
Image Statement: Remember Ukraine was made in February and March as part of my series using the human figure as a motif. Listening to and reading the news I was struck by the idea of using a figure motif to respond to human suffering and trauma, particularly in Ukraine at that moment in time. The blue background with a touch of yellow represents Ukraine, but the figures could be any people being forced to flee their country or fight in respond to an invasion. The red bodies faces represent the lost voices of the dead, while the marching figures faces and voices were given expression through the quilting.