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Rowan Renee

Rowan Renee’s use of images interrogates how sexual bodies are gendered, victimized, policed and punished. Working with photographic, printmaking and sculptural techniques, Renee produces and appropriates images that intervene on issues of authorship, the representation of queer and feminine bodies within the art-historical canon, and the intersection of homophobia and misogyny in sex law and copyright law. Through artistic labor, the artist sees a means to construct transformative meaning from experiences of violence, persecution and erasure that threaten queer and feminine subjects.

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