Isaiah Winters’ This Land Is Your Land

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Isaiah Winters @isaiahrw

This Land Is Your Land is a multimedia project that explores the history of our nation’s National Park system and the lands upon which they have been created. The work is an examination of recreation upon and the seizure of ancestral Indigenous lands from the perspective of a Black veteran.

Colonialist ideals, erasure and western myths continue to run rampant in contemporary times. The ways in which ideas can become imprinted within our culture drew him further into his research. Through these themes and hegemonic systems, the imperialist gaze or learned views about the “West” reinforce themselves into everyday life.

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