The Artist Who Erased the Mexican Border … in a Little Black Dress - OZY | A Modern Media Company

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Because it’s time to see a female painter document herself. Way past time.

By Melanie Ruiz

Every woman should have a superhero costume. For Ana Teresa Fernández, it’s a little black dress and stilettos. Watch the artist’s vision take her from the Mexico border to a Tulum sinkhole to painting herself black from head to toe, all while wearing that little black dress.

Erasing the Border photos are courtesy of Maria Teresa Fernández and Jill Marie Holslin.

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