Cover illustration for Words without borders magazine

“Maggio” illustration for July/August issue of Words without borders magazine.
Backstories: Afro-Italian Women Writers:

This issue presents writing by Afro-Italian women. In the face of xenophobic rhetoric and policies, Black Italians have pushed their country to confront its colonial past and engage with its present diversity. The writers featured in the issue plumb both contemporary and historical experiences of Blackness within Italy.