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Shoshanna Weinberger

is an artist, born in Kingston, Jamaica; currently lives and works in Newark, NJ. She holds a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and MFA from Yale School of Art.

Intersectional Nomad

Whether I was aware of it or not, "otherness" has been at the center of my consciousness. My early ideals of beauty were shaped by paintings throughout art history, television, and photographs in fashion magazines. These images were presented as beautiful, mythical, and heroic. Engrained reminders that placed me outside the embodiment of a particular “Venus” that didn’t look like me, which ultimately influenced the way I viewed myself.

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The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2021

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