• Boqortooyada

Sarah-Mecca Adourahman


This painting offers a decolonial reading of Black figuration. Abdourahman takes this opportunity to transform the gaze into one that demonstrates Black people thriving. By employing western imagery and replacing the figures with Somali family members. Boqortooyada is a Somali word that translates to “Royalty.”

Year: 2021
Medium: Oiland mixed media collage on canvas
Dimensions: 22" x 28"