Condom for an Unwanted Presidency
mixed media assemblage in a shadowbox
9.5 x 11.5 x 2.5 in.
Crocheted pink condom covers a bobblehead doll of Donald Trump, who has plans to de-fund Planned Parenthood.
The filmstrip in the background echos the guides on the planned Parenthood website that provide instructions on the use of condoms. The pink yarn is same yarn I used for the knitted pussy hats for the Womens March in Washington DC and NYC Jan 2017. a condom. The tiny babies suggest the millions of unwanted children that will be born and or unsupported if the current administration is successful in defunding Planned Parenthood and limiting the options women and families have to make decisions concerning their own reproductive rights.
The full amount of the sale of this piece was donated to Planned Parenthood.
collection of Tania Arias