Check Yourself, 2020
Materials: brass and nickel silver
Dimensions: 10.7” x 7.8” x .2”
Neckpiece made for the AMEND Exhibition curated by Secret Identity Projects. AMEND commemorates the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, also known as Women’s Suffrage.
When purchased, a financial contribution of 15% will be made to support Black Voters Matter, a 501c4 organization dedicated to increasing power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. They aim to increase voter registration and turnout, advocate for policies to expand voting rights and access, develop infrastructure where little, or none, exists, and fund activities related to specific elections. “Our goal is to increase power in our communities. Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny.” (BVM)
This piece is currently for sale.
Photos © Miguel Eduardo Vargas 2020