Aidyn Mancenido is an artist and anthropologist. She received her PhD in cultural anthropology from the University of Virginia. Through mixed media, she uses her research-based art practice to investigate and experiment with cross-cultural encounters within herself and with others. How do we respond when we encounter otherness, including our own?
Machine Woman, 2022, Solo performance at McGuffey Art Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
En Milieu, 2021, Still from HD video, 5:01 mins.
An embodied exploration of the space between representation and abstraction.
The Fanmail Project, www.thefanmailproject.com
Letters from artists to artists to explore and experience self and others through fandom.
El Orgasmo Sin Fin
Trajectory of a woman's orgasm to investigate the fluidity of the "organic" and "objective," which includes its visual replication, sale, and handling by various men.