Please take care of yourself before, during, and after reading.
Medium: Digital Art
Size: 39.4 x 55.6 inches
“According to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), more than half of transgender male teens reported attempting suicide in their lifetime—this harrowing statistic struck me greatly and prompted me to create this piece. Suffocating was created with the struggles of trans and non-binary folx in mind, with the intention of increasing their visibility and representation in the artistic realm.”
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College of Arts & Sciences
Class of 2023, Undeclared
Hana hopes to minor in Studio Art, exploring the ways in which artistic expression evokes social change in others. Her major artistic inspirations vary from Ilya Kuvshinov to Barbara Kruger. Outside of contributing to a number of publications on Grounds (such as Q* Anthology of Queer Culture and Scratch Zine), she is a Program Chair for the UVA Art Club and a volunteer for the LGBTQ Center.