SANKOFA by Brandon D. Chavis
ARTIST Brandon D. Chavis
deconstructed Nike Huarache, FUBU denim jeans, dashiki fabric, tie-dye, t-shirt, gouache appliqué
58" x 36"
A modern depiction of the Ghanaian symbol and phrase, Sankofa. It means to retrieve from the past. In this painting, you'll notice a figure's hands reaching back with his palms open while walking forward.