Title: Sisters of the Yam



Photographer: Lorna Simpson
Author: bell hooks
Publisher: South End Press
Designer: Julie Ault and Gloria Watkins

 

Image Title: Waterbearer 1986
Photo Genre: Directorial
Book Genre: Feminism, Recovery, African-American Women
Notes:

The text which accompanies Lorna Simpsons constructed image 'The Waterbearer' reads as follows:

SHE SAW HIM DISAPPEAR BY THE RIVER
THEY ASKED HER TO TELL WHAT HAPPENED
ONLY TO DISCOUNT HER MEMORY