In the words of black feminist scholar Patricia Hills Collins : "offering subordinate groups new knowledge about their own experiences can be empowering [...]But revealing new ways of knowing that allow subordinate groups to define their own reality has far greater implications."

This quote highlights the importance of theorizing --and in the artist's case, visualizing -- the experience of black women. "Radical Imaginaries: An Exploded View" does just this at it first recreates the crooked room, second destroys it and lastly offers alternate ways of experiencing and embracing blackness.