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Current Location:
Section B (HHLC) -> 1st Floor (HHLC-B)
Location Notes:
HHLC; 1st fl; main room

Inside Out!: New Generation of Berdache Children in the Butterfly Pavilion at Artis

Artwork
Identifier:
2016.6.2
Artist:
Sarah Wong
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
2010
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 43.25 in Width: 53 in
Description:
A group of seven children (five girls and two boys) stand in a garden, all facing and looking in different directions. One girl in a pink dress has a brown moth resting on her chest. Another boy in the background is wearing a black t-shirt which says "Nobody is Perfect".
Historical Context:
Sarah Wong studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie for Visual Art and Design and works regularly for The New York Times, the Science and Health supplement. She is intrigued by Identity, her latest search for identity are the transcending florals. What happens when we get in touch with our authentic self? Her compassionate portraits from cross-gender children, looking for a new identity, were published in international newspapers: Le Monde and Huffington Post. In July 2015, Al Jazeera America filmed the photo project for an audience of 60 million people.

Library of Congress Subjects:
Photography