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Author/Artist Sligh, Clarissa T.
Title Wrongly bodied two / Clarissa Sligh.
Publisher/Date Rosendale, N.Y. : Women's Studio Workshop, c2004.
Description [1], 112 p. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Brooklyn Artists' Books  SCR/AB N200 SL3 W94    AVAILABLE
Note "The book was printed with silkscreen and inkjet pigment ink on Rives Heavyweight ... This is number _ of 46"--Colophon.
Hand sewn silkscreen cloth-covered hardcover binding.
"Wrongly Bodied Two weaves together the stories of two people. One chronicles Jake's modern day evolution from female to male. His experience is juxtaposed with that of Ellen Craft, a 19th century black woman who escapes slavery by passing as a white man. While photographing Jake's transition, Sligh became conscious of society's psychological response to the transgressive act of changing one's identity and recalling Ellen Craft's journey to freedom, Sligh confronts her own fears of crossing the taboo boundaries of gender, race and class" --Artist's website.
Brooklyn: Library has copy 31/46, signed and numbered by the artist.
Source of acquisition Brooklyn: Funds donated by Anita Grossman Solomon in memory of her husband Horace.
LC subject Sligh, Clarissa T.
Photography, Artistic.
Transsexuals.
Gender identity.
Genre/Form Artists' books -- United States.
Artists' books -- 2004.
Related corporate bodies Women's Studio Workshop.
ISBN 1893125386
9781893125384
WorldCat no. 56323385

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