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Jessica Esch
February 2021

From the Jessica Esch: Fill in the Blanks exhibition 

Original Quotes:
"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

Source:
Oral history interview with Elma Lewis, July 25 and Sept. 19, 1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. (Page 21 and Page 4, respectively)

Details:
Underwood-Olivetti Studio 44 typewriter
King Arthur Flour packaging
12" x 12"