From the Jessica Esch: Fill in the Blanks exhibition
"And there's no point in telling white people every minutes, 'you're bad, you're bad, you're bad.' They know it. They want to do it that way. // No, you just - don't add to. Just hear. Just hear. The reason we never get it right is because people add their knowledge." -Elma Lewis
Oral history interview with Elma Lewis, July 25 and Sept. 19, 1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. (Page 21 and Page 4, respectively)
Underwood-Olivetti Studio 44 typewriter
King Arthur Flour packaging
12" x 12"