panel depicting a standing figure, wearing robes and a jacket in various colors, wearing a hat in mostly green colors; black background with drooping leaves, and toucans nestled in foliage throughout

Zouave, 2020

Bisa Butler

Cotton, silk, wool and velvet quilted and appliqued


On View in Gallery 373

How shall I respond? Calm?
Peaceful? Shall I bear arms?
Negotiate / overthrow or appropriate
Isolate / clash on site / or we co-create
/ Feeling like we made it
Lyrics by Chaka Mkali, “We are soldiers” from the album Rituals of Resilience

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