I wanted to take part of my culture that can express who I am and also what I love to do. Headwraps are beautiful integrated patterns and illustrations with rich colors that can be seen as art, but women from the Yoruba culture often wear them with their traditional attire. Even down to how the headwrap is tied is a way for one to express themselves. Wearing it ties me back to who I am and reminds me of where I came from. Making this painted selfie tells a whole life long story about me even though it was taken in a second. 

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