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Plaisir creates visually stunning artwork that combines intricate botanical imagery of lush foliage, vintage black-and-white photography, and elements of landscape paintings. Her compositions are drenched in rich colors and presented in sumptuous frames, and they recontextualize various landscapes of the Caribbean islands. Plaisir draws inspiration from her native roots and her imagined ideal of life without oppression, and her pieces often feature figures who fought against racial domination, such as Josephine Baker, Ruby Bridges, Miles Davis, and Muhammad Ali. These figures are surrounded by secondary figures of the bourgeoisie, repurposed from European paintings of the 17th and 18th centuries. The artwork is further enhanced by frames made of upholstery fabrics that are embroidered with pearls or gold thread.

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