Can a pious life transcend the colonial control over black women's bodies? Who has access to freely record and travel? Using excerpts from Teresa Chikaba’s "Compendio de la Vida Ejemplar de la Venerable Madre Sor Teresa Juliana de Santo Domingo" (1752), and George B. Shaw’s "The Black Girl in Search of God" (1932), consecutively, the artist points to these questions of agency.

Mensaje Para Escribiente / Message for a Scribe, 2016, Single channel video (color, sound), 4:17mins