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Self Portrait ultimately aims to create conversation on the issues of intersectional inclusion and representation, and identity crisis of mixed People of Colour, within the current body positivity movement; a movement that challenges Eurocentric beauty ideals. It intends to reflect a celebration and enduring journey of contented acceptance of my physical appearance and culture as a mixed WoC.
Shaye Duong is currently studying a Bachelor of Visual Arts in Adelaide, SA. Her work aims brings into light the issues of intersectional representation and inclusion within the current body positivity movement, creating a space within contemporary feminism for her own experience with the body and beauty ideals, racism, and mental illness.
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