Argentinian photographer Gabo Caruso is talking about the brilliant young collaborator of her three-year long photo series – Cora, a 10-year-old trans girl living in Barcelona with her family.
In First Person is a is a trans life project initiated by Daniel Mariblanca in collaboration with the filmmaker Ursula Kaufmann, inspired and performed by transgender people from Norway and abroad.
It consists of three singular pieces that function apart while simultaneously creating one coherent work:
The House [Digital], The Festival and The Dance
Through exploring and connecting different art forms with research and the academic perspective, the project gives space and visibility to personal transgender experiences with the aim to elaborate and deepen discussions about gender identity, collective transgender history and social norms. We aim to create space and visibility for every unique story from the first person perspective.
Over her four-decade-long career, artist Kiki Smith has made sculptures of body parts, tapestries depicting animals and the cosmos, and drawings of wolves and women—a strange confluence of the corporeal and the fantastic, with distinct feminist undertones. Smith is known as a leader of the downtown art scene that emerged in Manhattan throughout the 1980s, and many of her pieces have a dark fairy-tale quality—as if they could illustrate pages from the Brothers Grimm. I expected for the artist herself to have a bit of magic about her.
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With an unconventional museum model, Chris E. Vargas is helping trans people see themselves through art and objects.
As much as we hate to admit it, we’re all very vulnerable. The SUN Project is a four-person art collaboration that focuses on the destructive and painful emotions we often hide. Fronted by Mimi N, the group produces illustrations almost daily and have already built a 164,000-strong following. From loneliness to depression and beyond, the SUN Project perfectly captures the feelings you’ve probably felt on quite a few rainy Sunday evenings.A