This series, based on digital illustration, is a tribute to the African woman. A tribute to her power, her beauty, her intelligence, her dynamism, her transgressive spirit, her passion for freedom, her rebellious nature, her subtlety, her desire to conquer the world, her attachment to happiness, her enthusiasm, her passion for life and her solidarity. This is a tribute to one of the women with more strength, brilliance, love and beauty I have ever known. A unique woman, an eternal woman. A woman who fought in the anonymity for the freedom and equality of African women.
Mom, this is my tribute. I love you.
This artwork wants to convey a message to women so that they feel free. Always free. We have to feel free in our ideas, our creations and our feelings. Not afraid of failure, there is no absolute failure. We must fight for our dreams. We have to be clear with the idea that each woman is unique and extraordinarily strong. We have to believe in ourselves. We must love each other and fight for our dreams, our rights and our future. Let’s fight together because together we are much stronger.
Technique: this artwork is based on digital illustration and some pieces are created in combination with digital collage. I like to use color as an impact element and simple lines, almost imperceptible, as the basis of the compositions. Each work seeks attention by its own personality. Respecting the essence of the protagonist: simple but strong.
Artist: Houda Bakkali (Barcelona, Spain)