A Place of Quiet by Sleepyfoot? 2020, A Tryptich Acrylic on Canvas
A Place of Quiet is in response to a composition that dealt with the composer’s adjustment to the city. My response to the music work focused on looking for refuge from the stress and chaos of 2020 as well as the impact of racial inequality, social injustice, and Covid on the black community.
Sleepyfoot? is New York City based interdisciplinary artist Manon Casimir-Sainton. Her paintings mirror her synesthesia induced by personal multi-genre sound compositions and mental health experiences. Her work explores themes of identity, spirituality, race, politics, and psychology. She is self-taught and intersects her work from a background of art, education, and technology. Sleepyfoot? deeply immerses herself in color, sound, and visuals through lens, mixed-media painting, digital, and audio production. Her introspective process includes sound layering, creating colorful templates, and rendering her internal state of being to canvas or digital format for viewers to engage with. She has exhibited her work locally and nationally.