Genetic Defect or Abusive Lifestyle?

The "For Our Own Good" series are being developed for what will become an immersive interactive multimedia art installation: "For Our Own Good: Genetic Surveillance and the Medical Maze of Miracles."

In the doll portraits, some of my more “disabled” and distressed dolls serve as proxies to ask taboo questions about genetic diagnosis and treatment. These small oil paintings are scanned, combined with hand-written digitized text and printed at large scale onto fabric as digital originals.

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