This week, we highlight an artwork of Delton Barrett’s that is Letitia Pratt’s personal favorite, ‘Reborn’.
This week, we highlight an artwork of Delton Barrett’s that is Letitia Pratt’s personal favorite, ‘Reborn’. This photograph encapsulates so succinctly the thesis of Barrett’s work for this exhibition: an image equating his body to that of a tree, or at least something growing out of the earth – his Instagram caption for this one is “dug this up” – showcasing the deep connection between his personhood and the environment. The tone of his skin the element of the piece that initially draws the viewer in: its richness is that of deep soil that one gets when you dig into the earth deep enough. ‘Reborn’ is one of the first images that we found of Barrett’s that convinced them to create the exhibition, Nurture.