To me, Drag is fully-integrated performance art.
It is multi-dimensional self-expression, story-telling, character-building, and costume-design of the highest order.
Around my way.
In this project, I seek out in my neighborhood what Talib Kweli wrote of his:
“…this is a legacy and we a part of that, the ‘hood is where my heart is at, catch me around my way.”
He went into the room where his sister lived
And then he paid a visit to his brother
And then he, he walked on down the hallway
And he came to a door
And he looked inside
“I want to kill you”
“Mother, I want to…”
On July 19, 2022, I began counting. I started with the number 1…
“Sabbath for the Forest.”
For 2 years, I sought refuge from the cruelty of Arkansans in the beauty along the Arkansas River.