UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Work depicting the downward, cyclic nature of domestic violence and tokens of atonement given by abusers. To wit:
After the argument
An extension of abuse
Accepting, I signal my aggressor
“Yes, you own me. I know my place.”
Repayment demanded in intimate favors
The cost of such lavishes
Is lost dignity
And I remain
Debra Wright is a multidisciplinary artist residing in Northern Virginia. Her work has been exhibited internationally in traditional venues but has also appeared in renegade public art installations throughout the Washington metropolitan area.
Debra’s current body of work reflects her deep commitment to social justice, human rights and the pursuit of personal identity.
She is currently represented by Kyo Gallery in Alexandria, Virginia.
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