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Madonna Gazers
Madonna Gazers
Mixed media with 35 mm slides
15" x 6" x 6"

Repeating the hand-size house forms that suggest vintage single-slide viewers, the audience is again directed to peer inside small dark spaces for a visual experience.
Inside, three images of medieval madonnas are juxtaposed to family snapshots of the artist’s mother and brother. This correlation is intended to raise questions about the messages sent to a daughter. What place does she have in the world if the only child of god is a son? How does the mother-daughter relationship withstand the limited models of women in Christian/Catholic tradition?