Audre Lorde (Small, 2016)
Melanie Cervantes (artist/printer)
8.5" x 11"
1 layer handmade screen print
Printed in my kitchen, San Leandro, 2016
This poster celebrates "black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Audre Lorde, one of her pearls of wisdom. In the center I use the Adinkra symbol, from the Ashanti, called Akofena which is a symbol of courage and valor to illustrate her words.
-Planetary Purple with ultraviolet ink, 100lb/300gsm Astrobrights cardstock
-Planetary purple paper with violet ink, 100lb/270gsm acid-free Astrobright paper,
-Kraft paper,archival, 65 lb/176 gsm with black to red rainbow roll
-Yam orange paper with chocolate brown ink, 70lb Bazzil Basics archival paper
-Fig paper with gold ink, 80lb cover weight paper
-Grey paper with rainbow roll, 110lb paper/199 gsm
* Please note for the prints with a blend (or rainbow roll) each print is unique because it combines multiple colors. Each print varies slightly and is unique.