emergence, Aloja 2020 Pigment Print web

Jessica Ann Willis, Emergence, Chondrichthyes, 2020, Pigment print, 15”x15″
4. From Catalan mythology, an aloja , also known as dona d’aigua, goja or paitida, is a feminine being that lives in places with fresh water. These “water-women” are said to be able to turn into water blackbirds.