Sally James

Seattle Science Writer

Published Article

Daughter of custodians mounts art exhibit about their (in)Visibility

A woman and her daughter stand together in a hallway, laughing, with pictures from an art exhibition on the wall behind them. The woman holds a bouquet of orange gerber daisies.

A mother and daughter want you to look twice when you see a custodian in a hallway. 

The art exhibit, called  (in)Visibility, consists of a series of photographs, mostly taken by custodians themselves, many of them immigrants or People of Color. Curator Evalynn Fae Taganna Romano is using the images to fight against what the pandemic highlighted for her: that society was ignoring custodians, including her own mother, Evalina. 
A mother and daughter want you to look twice when you see a custodian in a hallway.