Si yo fuese su madre , 2015, Charcoal, oil, and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24"  The  Notebooks  series is inspired by notes taken during witness testimony in order to ensure the accuracy and precision of the oral translation. The quick, palimpsestic mark-making implies the ephemerality of memory.  It evokes the parallel process between the witness recalling memories and the interpreter who disposes of memories as soon as they are formed, creating space for the next words to be interpreted. 
       
     
  Irizarry , 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  El fiscal me dijo , 2014, Charcoal, color pencil, and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Carmen , 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Así es , 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Guárdame , 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Albany Street , 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Báez , 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Sucia , 2014, Charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Reyes , 2014, Charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  No sé por qué se mete , 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Le dije que no quería , 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24"
       
     
  Si yo fuese su madre , 2015, Charcoal, oil, and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24"  The  Notebooks  series is inspired by notes taken during witness testimony in order to ensure the accuracy and precision of the oral translation. The quick, palimpsestic mark-making implies the ephemerality of memory.  It evokes the parallel process between the witness recalling memories and the interpreter who disposes of memories as soon as they are formed, creating space for the next words to be interpreted. 
       
     

Si yo fuese su madre, 2015, Charcoal, oil, and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24"

The Notebooks series is inspired by notes taken during witness testimony in order to ensure the accuracy and precision of the oral translation. The quick, palimpsestic mark-making implies the ephemerality of memory.  It evokes the parallel process between the witness recalling memories and the interpreter who disposes of memories as soon as they are formed, creating space for the next words to be interpreted. 

  Irizarry , 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Irizarry, 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  El fiscal me dijo , 2014, Charcoal, color pencil, and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

El fiscal me dijo, 2014, Charcoal, color pencil, and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Carmen , 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Carmen, 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Así es , 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Así es, 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Guárdame , 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Guárdame, 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Albany Street , 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Albany Street, 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Báez , 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Báez, 2014, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Sucia , 2014, Charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Sucia, 2014, Charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Reyes , 2014, Charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Reyes, 2014, Charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 

  No sé por qué se mete , 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

No sé por qué se mete, 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Le dije que no quería , 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24"
       
     

Le dije que no quería, 2015, Charcoal and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24"