IN THE PHOTOLAB GALLERY
There was no reference point for me while growing up in the 70’s and 80’s. I wasn’t included in the narrow range of images reflected back to me in advertising and television. No reference point for who I was or would become. I’m neither this nor that, neither feminine nor masculine, the best word at the time to describe me was tomboy. Eventually, I grew up to be a strong female. My work is less about gender and more about transcendence and visibility. There is a world that exists outside of the advertising spectrum, outside of the media. The scope of being an engendered human was never a binary ride but has been dictated to us as such. There is a back swing of political correctness, having people expand on pronouns when introducing themselves, an evolving perspective of inclusion.
The titles of the work are named after those whom I have photographed, along with their chosen pronouns. The viewer can enter... [read more]
About Kerry Kehoe: Kerry Kehoe is a photographic artist based in New Mexico.
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