Ianna Book Trans Avenue (#33), 2013.
Photo : courtesy of the artist

Ianna Book’s multidisciplinary and autobiographical art practice centres around her experience as a transsexual woman. By offering her body as a powerful and critical space for iconographic exploration, Book analyzes the promiscuous relations maintained by identity with culture, politics, social space, and public discourse — in other words, an amalgam of heteronormative systems of meaning that are insidiously, or even violently, transphobic.

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