Her Family's Past, Modern Day Inspiration
I like to say this all the time that you're past has nothing to do with your future aspiration, its you who chose to be who you are. South African Artist Mary Sibande whose ancestors were all maids used it as inspiration for her work and used her art to honor maids using their uniforms in their art.
All the women in my family were maids. And here I am, born in 1982, and my destiny is totally different and I have this freedom to be what I want to be. But my grandmother, she spoke about all the things she wished she could have been