Gendered Influences

Gender is mutable
Gender is complex

These are paintings. Or really collages with 3-d objects. There are bobby pins sitting next to a cotter pin. The relatively same shape with two different uses according to mechanical design and hairdressing. There is reference to estrogen /testosterone and their similar molecular structure.

Another references vintage comics and cut off barbie ears and a clownfish, a fish that is uncommonly known to change its sex for reproductive heirarchy purposes.

© 2020 by Heather Whittlesey