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F*CK U! In The Most Loving Way

Exhibition catalog for "F*CK U! In The Most Loving Way" created by the Northern California Women's Caucus for Art.

Ester Hernandez El

Ester Hernandez El Palote (The Rolling Pin) Mixed media assemblage 30 x 22 x 5 inches In this assemblage, I attempt to explore and keep alive issues of resilience, domestic violence/right to self-defense for self and family, PTSD /anti-war and its impact on women. I have been told by Meso- American anthropologist that this palote giving tradition dates back thousands of years and is part of a beautiful shared women-centered ritual for passing on knowledge for maintaining personal respect, dignity and survival, especially in times of war. 48