On today’s CapeCast: The Florida killing of a young African-American man wearing a hooded sweatshirt has inspired Provincetown artist Cynthia Packard to create a series of paintings.
Cynthia Packard uses the tugboats passing through the East River in New York as a vehicle for her series of paintings. The metaphorical aspect of large barges as helpless huge objects relying on the effort of the small tugboats that push and pull them and their tons of cargo.
Directed by Silas Luster - full video coming soon.
What choice did Travon have? What choice do my sons have?
Cynthia Packard paints her frustrations and fears around Travon Martin’s death and the implications for her bi-racial sons.
Video by Tim McCarthy