In this figure, I see a Syrian mother with her child on their way across the Mediterranean and, at the same time, Mary with the newborn Jesus. In any case, is there really such a big difference? The idea came to me while reflecting on how to make a more contemporary version of the Catholic madonna that is so often seen and asked for in stained glass work here in Latin America.
“The Refugee Mother”
Stained glass with Grisaille incrusted in wood
17 x 43 cm
Åsa Maria Hermansson