We Are, Artworks

A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies Followed Me to the Station

Artist(s):
Chelle Barbour, "A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies Followed Me to the Station"

Project Description

A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies Followed Me to the Station is an allegory for Metro riders, liberated from city traffic and connected to one another as they migrate the city. The butterflies symbolize movement, freedom and transformation.

About the Artist

CHELLE BARBOUR is a Los Angeles–based artist and curator recognized for her Afro-futurist and Afro-surrealist collages that disrupt and reimagine stereotypical notions of Black women. Barbour earned a BFA and MA from USC, and has exhibited her work in local and national art galleries and museums.