Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, Art and Community

The Root of the Investigation

One of my favorite stories from childhood is the journey of Little Red Riding Hood. She out tricked the ultimate trickster, the wolf. I recommend Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked by Catherine Orenstein to better know this character.

The idea of uncloaking and the fairy tale has always been intriguing to me. My upcoming project involves uncloaking a history that is rooted in community and centers around a woman of mixed-ancestry, Catherine Boyd.

The root of the investigation is oral history. I maneuver back and forth between what is being said and what I imagine. Is this dream?

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