Artist with dwarfism 3D scans and prints sculptures of herself to raise questions about difference

Artist with dwarfism 3D scans and prints sculptures of herself to raise questions about difference

Australian artist Debra Keenahan is subverting a number of things with her new 3D printed artwork. The artist, who was born with achondroplasia dwarfism, has created a series of life-size 3D printed sculptures of herself which are arranged so that they are looking down on viewers. (Image: ABC News / Antonette Collins) Entitled “Little Big Woman: Condescension,” the impressive art piece raises questions about how people with dwarfism are viewed in present society—Keenahan says she is all too familiar with being looked down on, literally, by people she encounters—and how they have been treated and depicted throughout history. "I […]

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