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Artist's Statement

First... a few words about the concept here...

I wanted to express my understanding, the separation between biology and person. Gender is socially constructed. It changes over the years, it changes across cultures, what is appropriate for a man in one culture is unacceptable in another. I use man here because to me it seems this prejudice is especially rigid for men in our culture.
So when are we going to realize gender and sex are not the same? Gender is not black and white, it is as colorful and varied as the personality that owns it. Gender is completely fluid, it is NOT determined by biological sex. Gender is what you feel you are, a part of your personal identity, sometimes it coincides with your genitalia, sometimes it is the complete opposite, sometimes it's a complicated mix. It's an endless scale of shades in between.


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