Shari Boraz, "Thy Strength Never Dies," 2015 (detail)


Humans have complex relationships with their bodies and must reconcile the literal embodiment of self with personal, familial, and cultural expectations. What happens between total body acceptance as a child and the shift towards self-obsession, the need to “improve” and remake our bodies into something else?

Curated by SD7: Karie Amstutz, Anna Carlson, Diana Eicher, Marjorie Fedyszyn, Kristin Hoelscher-Schacker, Kristi Swee Kuder, Debra Maertens