Southern Trees Bear Strange Fruit...

Strange Fruit

Strange Fruit is a mixed media visualization of the haunting poem (later sung by Billie Holiday), with particular emphasis on the least regarded lynched population, the black woman. The scene is lined with the names of lynched black women found in obscure southern state's records. 

Materials: Felt, paper, glue, wood, cloth, cardboard, metal wire

Southern Trees Bear Strange Fruit...

Southern Trees Bear Strange Fruit...

...Blood on the Leaves // Blood at the Roots...

...Blood on the Leaves // Blood at the Roots...

...Pastoral Scene of the Gallant South...

...Pastoral Scene of the Gallant South...

...Here is a Fruit for the Tree to Drop...

...Here is a Fruit for the Tree to Drop...

...Here is a Fruit for the Crows to Pluck...

...Here is a Fruit for the Crows to Pluck...

...Here is a strange and bitter crop

...Here is a strange and bitter crop

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