Mercedez M.

(monster child)

Inherited Fire
December 2020
Inherited Fire came from the concept of inherited trauma. It is to speak on the rebelling against conformity with expression, denying systematic oppression. Honoring the existence of emotional intelligence. The passion we find within that ignites a constant revealing of truths. These encode/are stored within our genetics and the spiritual grounds we walk upon; giving acknowledgment to a higher purpose that is a path shared with our ancestors.

Their skin depicts green like cacti, which has a natural ability to be fruitful and bloom, while storing nourishing hydrating properties. Though cacti offer hospitality to many creatures as well. They are known most for their defense mechanisms. That which has been deemed appropriate to sustaining livelihood- the spines also provide shade for the plant, which keeps them cooler and limits water loss.