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Using Barbie and Ken dolls and other thrift shop finds, I create tableaux that lack common logic but offer an emotional kick. My first doll images were playful and funny, but as the world becomes crazier and scarier my work is darkening. Current photographs include the Furies, Greek goddesses of revenge who hunt down liars and murderers; bound and masked male dolls representing men who want to control women’s bodies and nude young females with red X marks on their vaginas representing both victims and strong women saying “keep out!” 

Masked identities, real versus fake, the nature of truth, anger and outrage, the possibility of retribution, the heightened, dramatic confusion we face as we try to make our way forward are all subjects my work aims to address.