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Gisela McDaniel

Born in 1995, Bellevue, United States

Lives and works in Detroit, United States


Gisela McDaniel (b. Bellevue, NE 1995) is a diasporic, indigenous Chamorro artist. Her work is reflecting the journey of womxn and non-binary people who have survived sexual trauma. By interweaving assemblages of oil painting, immersive audio sequences and objects connected to her subjects, she intentionally incorporates survivor’s voices in order to subvert traditional power relations and to enable both individual and collective healing. She aims to give a voice, safe space, as well as a confid...Read more