An Interview with Sara Myers on International Women’s Day

No Fly on the WALL.


How would you describe your identity? How has your understanding of your identity affected and/ or influenced your work?

I would describe myself as a African Woman, I am race first, although I get the concept of race has been scientifically deconstructed, found to be fraudulent and a way to promote racial hierarchy. I do think in today’s society that we as people and as human beings have a sense of racial pride, it is a belonging, a connection. It’s part of who we are, it’s our DNA, it’s not negative as we have been told. It is a beautiful thing to be able to stand up and say I am African and I am proud. I am a woman, and so that means I am connected to ALL other women on a spiritual, emotional and physical level we are woven together by our collective experiences. My identity has totally…

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