Medium: Brass, Emu Feathers, Hemp Brass Black
Brothaboy Sistagirl reflects on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and identity. Brothaboy/Brotherboy/Brotha/Bro and Sistagirl/Sistergirl/Sis are all used interchangeably within our communities regardless of whether the individual identifies as LGBTQIA+. Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples also refer to themselves as being of two spirits (masculine and feminine).
Taking inspiration from the shape of a breast plate or King and Queen plate and metals used in the past I have combined these with natural cord and emu feathers, pushing the plate through its next cultural evolution, emerging with a new identity.