cyanotype; 10×10, image 6×6″

“Fe is a collage about the devastation after Hurricane Maria. Images of destroyed homes and fallen telephone poles are arranged in layers resembling a landscape. Fe in Spanish means faith and is the symbolic word describing hope after the storm.”

ARTIST BIO: Katherine Méndez is a rising graduate at the State University of New York at Purchase, and is pursuing two bachelor’s degrees in printmaking and philosophy. Her work is primarily focused on Latinx phenomenology and ideas of justice. Méndez actively incorporates the beauty and hardships that encompass her identity through collaged family photographs and found images, and transforms those pieces into cyanotypes.