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Defining Moments 11: Shadow Self

Defining Moments 11: Shadow Self

I continue to live with the repercussions of surgical alterations made to my body as a teenager. This piece reflects the mixed messages of body image that precipitated my being shortened six inches to fit into an idealization of how a young woman should look. 

76" x 40"
original imagery screen-printed to silk organza and batik



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Defining Moments 11: Shadow Self