woven found textiles
90 x 114 in
In Maps of Displacement artist Cassandra Mayela cut and wove pieces of clothing from New York based Venezuelan immigrants to illustrate how fragments ultimately comprise a whole. Using non-verbal storytelling this piece explores identity through tactile memory and collective nostalgia.
Cassandra Mayela (B. 1989) is a textile artist that has lived and worked in Brooklyn NY since 2014, when she migrated from Venezuela.