explorations on experiential trauma

'ibo la fe sa lo' 2017 (where we gonna run to)


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'love in the age of 4-1-9' 2017


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'love in the age of 4-19' 2017 detail


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instagram artist statement:


'love in the age of 4-1-9', 2017 -
what i want to do is throw this damn platform on its head. social media is utilized as a space assumption that the only imaginings of relation + relationships we are allowed to depict, and that we do depict, are positive, healthy joyful ones.
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this is not at all the case + we lose so much without the acknowledgment of that truth + the continual absence of images + imaginings that point out the contradictions between depictions + reality
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perhaps most importantly to me, we lose the opportunity to illuminate how this space can be used as a tool for power + violence, *especially* gendered/intimate violence.
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many abusers use social media to carry out coercive + manipulative tactics of toxic triangulation smear campaigns + damage control. this functions to create doubt in audiences minds about the claims of past abuse victims, gaslight galore, + also can be used to triangulate, shame, coerce current victims. 'look at how happy you were-are. he cant be an abuser, you've shared joy like this' ...
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this piece is my own acknowledgement that, the silences of psychological abuse are not only audible- but visible, absent from image + visual imagining. what might we actually be looking at when we think we see two people happily together. -

may transparency be the mother of healing.

the one who dreams and forgets. 2017 (1/2)


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the one who dreams of forgetting, 2017 (2/2)


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moatly, angry barely afloat 2016

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colonial portraits


portrait b/w photography 2011

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collage/printmaking


self portrait collage 2015


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