Folklore and mythology resonate strongly within me. They're a couple of subjects that I have studied rather deeply and they continue to fascinate. I know this is true of many people. Something that is so ingrained within the collective consciousness can really bring up some wondrous feelings.
When I created this piece there was a lot of emotion and maybe even a little fear summoned. I haven't shared you with her because well, I wanted to keep her for myself.
Mama de L'eau (or Mama Glow, Mama Dlo) is a mythical figure from the traditional folklore of Trinidad & Tobago. She dwells in the swamps and there is of course a duality to her. You can read some more about her and other folklore of Trinidad here:
It's not an exhaustive resource but it's a nice little primer.