Picked Apart

    This piece reflects the ways in which we treat ourselves in front of the mirror; we pick at, pull, and judge every angle of our face, wishing for something different. With this work, I aim to expose the most vulnerable parts of ourselves and question, "Why do we treat ourselves this way?"
    Yo Tomo Choco Milk

    As a Mexican, I have heard every imaginable stereotype and every racist comment. "Are you poor?" "Do you even have a TV?" "Are you illegal?" Although I hate these unwanted remarks, I am proud to be Mexican, and I own it in every way I can.