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Diana Riukas

United States

  • City, State: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Geographic Location: North America


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Friday, July 17, 2009 12:41 PM

What is Size 0 supposed to be, anyway? Although there are women who are size 0, the fashion industry's coining of the term has psychological implications of nothingness, of not having a size, of not having an identity. And yet, it is still seen as desirable to be thin.

As a mixed-media artist, I combine traditional sewing techniques with newer digital technology to create figurative pieces that reflect on female issues of body image, beauty and identity.


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