“My Heart” – 2020 / Hand embroidery on natural tocuyo.
Graphic representation of the artist’s feelings and emotions of the year 2020. Caribbean symbolism, honoring her roots and human anatomy as a reference to the soul.
Gal is a student from la Hermandad de la Costura, ran by Mari Gho, a Lima feminist artist. Through la Hermandad, Gal has found a new way of expressing feelings towards people, landscapes, places, symbols, which arose from her exile. She found her place in Lima, where she felt solitude until she found herself surrounded by powerful women, who have accompanied her on various projects, in which we find: ̈Nuevos alfabetos: la puntada más allá del texto- New Alphabets: the stitch beyond the text ̈, where 15 artists explored different ways of focusing the narrative through textile art, telling us about personal stories and emotions that were tangible for the audience.