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Esssex Flowers Online at Drawer NYC
July 20 - August 9, 2020

Ally Caple / Carolina Fusilier / EJ Hauser / Heather Benjamin / Ilana Savdie / Janine Polak / Jessica Langley / Jonathan Ehrenberg and Maria Rapoport / Linnea Vedder / Mira Dancy / Mónica Palma / Paul Branca / Rachel Domm / Rachel Eulena Williams / Ruby Sky Stiler / Rufus Tureen / Sean McCarthy / Sojourner Truth Parsons / Stephanie McMahon / Timothy H. Lai


Ruby Sky Stiler, No title, 2020


Like Pablo Neruda, I once participated in a gift exchange with a stranger through a hole in a fence. Shifting forms looked through the lattice. I remember her hands resting, locking eyes, and folding you like an envelope. The power of the symbol is held within tightly woven waves, like the queen of cups hidden inside a deck of playing cards. I tried to tell you that this embrace is exhausting, but soaked with sun our intimate systems of two forms combine.

100% of Essex Flowers’ and Drawer’s proceeds will be donated to the Loveland Foundation (https://thelovelandfoundation.org/). The Loveland therapy fund gives access to high quality mental health services to Black women and girls.