First and Next

The first impulse is to surrender the space. To make room. To not fill white gallery walls with more work by a white person.

The next impulse is to take responsibility. To make work. To not shift the responsibility–response/ability–to the people who already most bare the burden of whiteness.

And so I wade in–not stripped down and smeared in lard, but fully clothed and prepared to drown.

Whiteness.