an altar to chosen family

Subversive communities and identities are often formed and supported by bonds found outside of blood families. “An altar to chosen family” is a collaborative public installation that attempts to imagine family trees that contain the tools we need to create the world we want, and to dismantle what we have inherited that no longer serves us.  I will build an altar to thinkers, artists, writers, social justice activists and musicians that are part of my chosen family tree and invite people to add to the altar by bringing mementos and images of the people that have guided them and sustained them.IMG_0787
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