Layers of the Hijab is a three year project of social engagement with teenage East African girls. Through this cultural exchange we paired conversations with art making. The girls created artwork and presented it in a gallery context. There they read their poetry and held an artist panel, an opportunity to share their voice with the larger community in a very powerful way. In culmination of the second year, I created wire portraits of the girls, which are part of an installation with sound. Read the Seattle Times article here. Read the Rainier Valley Post article here.