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Genesis Belanger

Born in 1978, Usa River, Tanzania

Lives and works in Brooklyn, United States


Genesis Belanger orchestrates mise-en-scene settings from twisting everyday objects into psychologically charged idiosyncrasies. Working in ceramics, cast-concrete sculpture, installation and painting, she employs the vocabulary of 1950s American advertising and explores contexts of liminal spaces such as hotel lobbies, supermarkets and waiting rooms. Absent bodies are present through pastel-toned twisted hands holding mouths, eyes landing in soup, fingers sprouting from bouquets of flowers, bu...Read more