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INSTALLATIONS
Mississippi is America

Witness to Dissent

Sandy Ground

Re(Union)

Passages

100 Americans

Hope

ARTIST'S BOOKS
Reading Dick & Jane with Me

What's Happening with Momma?

Hiroshima, Hopes & Dreams


Voyage(r)

Wrongly Bodied Two

It Wasn't Little Rock

Wrongly Bodied: Documenting Transition from Female to Male

SERIES
The Masculinity Project

Reframing the Past

Reading Dick & Jane

Suburban Atlanta


Jake in Transition

Sunflowers

PRINTS, ETC.
Images

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This body of work is a collection of photographs chronicling one man’s physical transformation from female to male. Sligh tackles new territory with this project as previously her work focused on social and cultural investigations rather than photographic documentation. The project found her drawing parallels between what she photographed and the history of slaves passing into freedom and light skin blacks passing as white. While chronicling Jake's surgical experiences, Sligh explores the connection between sexual identity and a person’s physicality.

Jake in Transition