She would make a portrait of her mother shrouded in darkness, holding a clay oil lamp. When Chaya closed her eyes she could see the full image, the jellyfish-like light patterning the space around her mother’s head, her free arm reaching out, as if to Chaya beyond the frame. In her vision, her mother’s hand covered Chaya’s face, blocking any sound from coming out.
Our second preview of Apogee Journal Issue 09’s visual art includes work by Jordan Casteel, Ernest Russell, Larry Achiampong, Vieno James, and Leopanar Witlarge. As Legacy Russell, our Visual Art Editor, writes in... Read More