WORK: identification

“Malleable identification, as the boy has taken it on, has not been a liberating experience, but it has been a relief.”

2012. Ink on paper. 10 x 7.5 in.

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“Such stringent guidelines governing self-identification may seem arbitrary presently, but he’s borne names prior to this one which did not allow for any hair growth at all. [ . . . ] These are but a few of the instances in which he finds that only specific decisions can ever be made. Fluid identity has not turned out to be the liberation he anticipated.”

2012. Ink on paper. 7 x 7.5 in.

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