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Unformatted text preview: . The piece was performed at The Broad in Downtown Los Angeles (an area known for the arts but also for poverty and homelessness). Moreover, I feel like this very powerful piece can be taken literally and symbolically. For example, her wings literally represent spirituality and magic, yet with the usage of her brother's old clothes, it also represents the weight of her brother’s suffering. She was literally/physically suffering, but symbolically it was transformative and necessary . This piece is not meant to just be seen artistically but also politically in relation to the Yes on R ballot measure... As I read this article, not only am I learning the discrimination that people of color constantly go through on a daily basis, but how they use art as a form of communication as well as a beacon of hope to be heard....
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