"Fighting Myself " Martial Arts Series
Shadow boxing, like karate katas, is based on a solitary practice with an imaginary opponent. My series of kata postures with anthropomorphic shadows explores the idea of our shadow as ourselves.
This black and white series contemplates a solitary kata practice with an imaginary opponent, as well as portrayal of women in the martial arts.
Women's Martial Arts Series
Contemporary women's mixed martial arts enjoys a world-wide audience.
48"x60" Ink on paper.
Women in martial arts in the late 1960’s became powerful symbols of second wave feminism. Contemporary Women’s MMA athletes continue to redefine women in sports.