I bought this after seeing her art exhibit, which I loved, and I love this book just as much, the pictures are pristine....
Hardcover: 172 pages
Publisher: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art (May 29, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 0.8 x 11 inches
Amazon Rank: 1764095
Format: PDF Text djvu book
Renée Stout's work explores the contours of the African American experience and the existence of an underground system of African-derived folk beliefs as transmitted from slavery to the present. This system, known variously as Hoodoo or conjuring, has its origins in herbal medicine, root work, and a belief in the spiritual attributes of plants and animals. For many years, the artist has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herbalist-f...