contemporary art

Not Indians | Visual Art

Not Indians | Visual Art

Not Indians My parents made a family tradition of dressing their children thematically each Halloween. The snapshot shows my brother and me dressed as “Indians” for Halloween. In the mid 1950s there was little sensitivity to indigenous people or the possibility of...
A Thousand Cuts | Visual Art

A Thousand Cuts | Visual Art

A Thousand Cuts Various figures merge and diverge to form a litany of suffering internalized and externalized, rebel against their confinement and attachment, but are defined by it and define the overall image by aloof intimacy. Edward Michael Supranowicz has had...
Aboudaken | Visual Art

Aboudaken | Visual Art

Aboudaken My work dissects dominance, aggression and power dynamics through the lens of a culturally-enforced binary system. The Middle Eastern fem confronts pressure from both Western and Arab culture. There are rigid expectations enforced upon Arab femmes from both...
Killer | Visual Art

Killer | Visual Art

Killer The perpetrators of three separate mass shootings in Killeen, Texas, chose the Herstal 9 mm for their massacre. This military-issue weapon is commonly available in Killeen, an Army town deep in the heart of Texas, where men and military-grade weapons are...
Spring Baby | Visual Art

Spring Baby | Visual Art

Digital Collage Before my granddaughter was born, a friend said, ‘A spring baby, how lovely…’ and the words stayed in my head. Months later, in the middle of a bleak, Scottish winter, I longed for flowers and working on this image was a welcome break from the snow and...