Sondra Perry Uses Technology to Get to the Personal
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Sondra Perry Uses Technology to Get to the Personal

Sondra Perry stands in her Newark, New Jersey, storefront studio, which formerly was a hair salon. Sondra Perry, one of the most incisive explorers of the technologies that frame our understanding of race, identity and the body today, is reconsidering what is most urgent in her life. Over the last several years, she’s had several solo shows, including at the ICA Miami, The Kitchen, MOCA Cleveland and the Serpentine Galleries in the UK. Her work has been collected by the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. But I don’t think this is what really matters to her. “I’m going back to school for psycho analytic training,” she says. “Since the pandemic my priorities have shifted. I’m happy to be alive.”

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