by Afro-Dominican artist Joiri Minaya, is an ironic engagement with histories of black labor and visual imaginations of the Caribbean as touristic paradise. This collage showcases a silhouette of a smiling woman adorned with a gold chain, earring, and a cut up bikini top. The ocean looms in the background of the portrait and is adorned with bright red and pink hibiscus flowers, a cocktail, and other tropes of tropicality. The woman’s silhouette and face are fleshed out with an afterimage of slavery: an 1891 photograph titled