Twilight Greetings by Maria Luz Ferro

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Maria Luz Ferro

Twilight Greetings

2017

60 x 84 cm | 23 1/2 x 33 in

Charcoal and pastel on paper

  • FWSD Award

This work is on loan from a private collection.

“Having grown up split between two cultures, I lived with the myth and memory of my parents’ homeland, Portugal, and the reality of the land where I was born and in which I grew up, Canada. Increasingly, questions of identity, belonging and displacement have riddled my creative process. ‘Who are you? Where do you come from? Where do you belong?’ As I continue my career as an artist, the answers to these questions form the core of my practice as a displaced person, the out- sider. I am the awkward mime looking at two cultures, not completely at ease in either of them. As a sentinel of time, the mime walks the tightrope between reality and dream, on the edge of two worlds.” – Maria Luz Ferro