Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Artist Illustrates The Brutal Reality Of Rape

Shannon Mackenzie's work, “Rotatio”, deals with her own personal history as a rape victim. She painstakingly constructed a six foot circle comprised of sparse sentences among tens of thousands of individual lines.

Mackenzie ended her showing by painting over the entire piece in white paint, blotting out the words forever in a powerful symbolic statement.

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