unpolished copper, silver braze
18”d x 4”w x 27.5”h
13.5" x 7.5" base
In May, 2020, Americans and the world commenced a months-long protest against the abuse of power by the US government and in support of the human rights and dignity of persons of color.
This piece was inspired by this energy and commitment to human dignity, simultaneous to the efforts of "essential personnel" to keeping people stricken by the virus alive, and providing essential services to keep communities functioning
May2020 is a tribute to these unsung heroes in this extraordinary moment of our collective history.