Kris Tapia ’23 (Fiber BFA)'s work explores the diasporic experience through combining personal historical narrative and fantastical elements. Amilcar! is rooted in the necessity of being together and the cyclical nature of generational pulls and exchanges, as is the case in diasporic immigrant communities. The garments are made of deadstock scrap fabric as well as secondhand clothes that are elevated to fit the folkloric setting; Amilcar!” es un sueño que quiero hacer realidad.

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