Hillary Clinton As A Child
Combining half of a child size doll, drawing replacing the doll's front, and video eyes sourced from the Benghazi hearing, Hillary Clinton As A Child speaks to the construction of a larger than life identity over time. The mention of just the name Hillary Clinton brings an immediate response. From where do we form an opinion of our politicians? Based on a childhood photo of Hillary, HCAAC stands as a reminder of Hillary’s history, that she was not always the Hillary Clinton we think we know today.
"For on television the politician does not so much offer the audience an image of [herself], as offer [herself] as an image of the audience."
-Neil Pastor, Amusing Ourselves To Death, 1985
Jenn Berger is a Los Angeles based artist. She earned an MFA in art from the University of California, Irvine and undergraduate degrees from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA and Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Recent exhibitions and performances include The Quiet After 10 curated by Emily O, Violence, Nudes, and Grandmas at The Situation Room, and Another Cats Show at 356 Mission. She recently completed a teaching artist fellowship at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, CA.
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