Charcoal and graphite on burnt paper
From the "Scars" series.. It was the first time anything like that had ever happened, and when she asked him to go, he refused..... She considered calling the police, however, she couldn’t risk them coming to her apartment and potentially killing this ‘big Black man,’ which would only make the situation worse.Instead, she called her best friend from across the street, and his best friend who lived nearby. Together they convinced him to pack his bags and go.
After he'd left, Vivian began tending to her face, which she says looked like a cartoon character. She also notified her neighbours about what happened in case he decided to come back. The next morning he was there, waiting on her doorstep. But so were her neighbours, who wouldn’t let him any where near her. Using them as a shield, she pressed forward and continued on her way... As she walked down the street of her neighbourhood, she noticed that something in her had changed....