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Challenging Assumptions

Posted by T. Resnikoff // January 8th 2014 // Issues and Trends // no comments

Confounding gender stereotypes with brush and lens.

Tiburgo_Portraits_compositeLorenzo Triburgo is an artist whose work plays with common assumptions of identity and artistry. With his series “Portraits of Transgender Men” Triburgo’s aim is to remind us that the limit of gender identity is determined by individual, rather than social norms. Here, Triburgo places transgendered men in heroic poses in front of richly painted kitsch depictions of nature.


View the entire Transportraits series.

Read Lorenzo Triburgo’s statementr on the Transportraits series.

On Slate: Capturing the Courage of Transgender Men

On Huffington Post: Transportraits: Lorenzo Triburgo Captures Powerful Images Of Transgender Men




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Ted Resnikoff is the Digital Communications Editor at the Unitarian Universalist Association.
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