‘Fruits Of Labor’ By Aleksandra Stone

The #MeToo movement continues to inspire artists. Aleksandra Stone’s latest exhibition at garner narrative, “Fruits of Labor,” reveals her portraits of emancipation, a change of what she considers to be “misogyny to femmephobia.” Them’s fightin’ words. “Over time, the contorted shapes I assumed in my portraits became a temporary answer to the quandary of objectification,” Stone said, “The shapes thus became a symbol of resistance … how I might emancipate my body from cultural inscriptions.”

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‘Fruits Of Labor’ By Aleksandra Stone

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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